What is another word for presumptuously?

49 synonyms found


[ pɹɪsˈʌmpt͡ʃuːəsli], [ pɹɪsˈʌmpt‍ʃuːəsli], [ p_ɹ_ɪ_s_ˈʌ_m_p_tʃ_uː_ə_s_l_i]

Presumptuously is an adverb that implies arrogance, conceit, or excessive confidence. Some synonyms for this word include audaciously, haughtily, pompously, pretentiously, presumptively, cockily, overconfidently, arrogantly, and brazenly. These terms all express a similar attitude of overbearing self-importance and a lack of respect for the opinions and perspectives of others. Other possible synonyms for presumptuously might include forwardly, recklessly, boldly, insolently, or impudently, depending on the specific context and connotation of the word in question. Ultimately, a writer or speaker should choose the best synonym to capture the exact meaning and tone they wish to convey.

How to use "Presumptuously" in context?

Most people would never do anything presumptuously, meaning they would act without thinking about it first. But sometimes we do things without thinking because we're just so confident in our abilities. For example, if you know you can count to 20, you might challenge a friend to a game of Hangman without thinking second about it. But if you're a beginner, you might not feel so confident and mightoscore 11 instead.

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