Sinonimi: supposition | laying claim
ETYM Old Eng. assumpcioun a taking up into heaven, Latin assumptio a taking, from assumere: cf. French assomption. Related to Assume.
1. A hypothesis that is taken for granted; SYN. supposition.
2. The act of taking possession of or power over something; SYN. laying claim.
Any of various diseases of animals characterized by edema of the head and neck. big-head.
1. Any of several diseases of animals marked by swelling about the head.
2. An exaggerated opinion of one's importance — usually used with the.
Offensive assertiveness; SYN. cockiness, pushiness, forwardness.
ETYM Through French, from Latin conceptus a conceiving, conception, from concipere to conceive: cf. Old Fren. p. p. nom. conciez conceived. Related to Conceive, Concept, Deceit.
1. The trait of being vain and pompous; SYN. vanity.
2. A developed or elaborate metaphor.
ETYM Latin praesumptio: cf. French présomption, Old Fren. also presumpcion. Related to Presume.
Audacious (even arrogant) behavior that one has no right to; SYN. presumptuousness, assumption.
An exaggerated opinion of one's own qualities or abilities; vanity
ETYM as. sîde; akin to Dutch zijde, German seite, Old High Germ. sîta, Icel. sîtha, Dan. side, Swed. sida.
1. A surface forming part of the outside of an object; SYN. face.
2. A extended outer surface of an object.
3. An aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect).
4. A place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location.
5. A line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure.
6. Either the left or right half of a body (human or animal).
7. An opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; SYN. position.
8. A lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food; SYN. side of meat.
9. A family line of descent.
10. One of two or more contesting groups (in games or war or politics).
ETYM Old Eng. vanite, vanité, Latin vanitas, from vanus empty, vain. Related to Vain.
The quality of being valueless or futile; SYN. emptiness.