Usage examples for assumptions

  1. After all, there might be nothing in it, but merely a fear grounded on all sorts of reasons and assumptions – In the Tail of the Peacock by Isabel Savory
  2. Moral considerations and the paramount place that they hold in Rousseau's way of thinking, explain at once his contempt for the artificial privileges and assumptions of high rank, and his contempt for anything like discontent with the conditions of humble rank. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  3. Assumptions in a case of this kind are very dangerous, Mr. Pettifer. – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason