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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·sump·tive a.
 1. Based on presumption or probability; grounded on probable evidence; probable; as, presumptive proof.
 2. Presumptuous; arrogant. [R.]
 Presumptive evidence Law, that which is derived from circumstances which necessarily or usually attend a fact, as distinct from direct evidence or positive proof; indirect or circumstantial evidence. Presumptive evidence of felony should be cautiously admitted.” --Blackstone. The distinction, however, between direct and presumptive (or circumstantial) evidence is now generally abandoned; all evidence being now more or less direct and more or less presumptive.
 Presumptive heir. See Heir presumptive, under Heir.