Sentence Examples


  • It was presumptuous of him to purchase them.
  • 1) and confound those who think the presumptuous godless happy (iii.
  • Another story is that they were presumptuous enough to seek Artemis and Hera in marriage, and that Artemis caused them to slay each other unintentionally on the island of Naxos, where they were afterwards worshipped as heroes.
  • As he informed Gilbert Sheldon, then warden of All Souls, in a letter, he was fully resolved on two points - that to say that the Fourth Commandment is a law of God appertaining to Christians is false and unlawful, and that the damnatory clauses in the Athanasian Creed are most false, and in a high degree presumptuous and schismatical.
  • Owing to this officer's presumptuous folly Grant's information only reached the duke on June 18, too late to be of use.

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