PRESUMPTUOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PRESUMPTUOUS
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presumptuous
 a.  overconfident; going beyond what is right or proper; excessively forward
Classic Sentence:
1  de Wardes, our presumptuous hero gave but little heed to that, although the marquis was young, handsome, rich, and high in the cardinal's favor.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
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2  The remembrance of the scene at St. Germain presented itself to the mind of the presumptuous Gascon.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
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3  The words of doom cried by the angel shattered in an instant his presumptuous peace.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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Example Sentence:
1  It was asked everyday of his Mid East and European trip, “Is he too presumptuous, is he trying too hard to be a rock star?"