As·sump·tive a. Assumed, or capable of being assumed; characterized by assumption; making unwarranted claims. -- As*sump*tive*ly, adv.
Assumptive arms Her., originally, arms which a person had a right to assume, in consequence of an exploit; now, those assumed without sanction of the Heralds' College.
adj 1: excessively forward; "an assumptive person"; "on a subject
like this it would be too assuming for me to decide";
"the duchess would not put up with presumptuous
servants" [syn: assuming, presumptuous]
2: accepted as real or true without proof; "an assumed increase
in population"; "the assumed reason for his absence";
"assumptive beliefs"; "his loyalty was taken for granted"
[syn: assumed, taken for granted(p)]