taken for granted.
characterized by :
an assumptive statement.
This proclivity cannot be denied; nor can it be affirmed that it was accustomed to clothe itself in assumptively offensive forms.
Memoir of Rev. Joseph Badger Elihu G. Holland
early 15c., from Latin assumptivus, from assumpt-, past participle stem of assumere (see assume) + -ive.
the god of war and supreme national god of Assyria. Historical Examples On the north-east and east, however, the ancient heritage of Assur lay open to direct and swift attack. History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 8 (of 12) G. Maspero This was Assur, the divine impersonation of the state and empire. […]
(Assur-akh-iddin) died 669 b.c, king of Assyria 681–669 b.c. Historical Examples He also died a violent death at the hand of his brother Esarhaddon. History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6) Heinrich Graetz Certainly, he received from Esarhaddon a considerable extension of his dominions. History of Phoenicia George Rawlinson Thus strengthened Esarhaddon commenced a […]
a positive declaration intended to give confidence: He received assurances of support for the project. promise or pledge; guaranty; surety: He gave his assurance that the job would be done. full confidence; freedom from doubt; certainty: to act in the assurance of success. freedom from timidity; self-confidence; belief in one’s abilities: She acted with speed […]
. Historical Examples To these primitive Chasdim were undoubtedly due the creation legends collected by the scribes of Assurbanipal. The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science John William Dawson The so-called Archive of Assurbanipal in chambers 40 and 41 on Layard’s plan. The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI) Max Duncker […]
to declare earnestly to; inform or tell positively; state with confidence to: She assured us that everything would turn out all right. to cause to know surely; : He assured himself that no one was left on the bus. to pledge or promise; give surety of; guarantee: He was assured a job in the spring. […]