Definitions of Presupposed

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Usage examples for Presupposed

  1. What is presupposed in a skillful plot? – Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism by F. V. N. Painter
  2. When Brutus heard these news, it grieved him, as it is to be presupposed: yet he left not off the care of his country and commonwealth, neither went home to his house for any news he heard. – The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece by Various
  3. I could fancy how he had tossed aside such brotherly preachings in his happier moments; but now his whole system was unstrung, and 'resignation' seemed a term which presupposed that the dreaded misery of losing Phillis was inevitable. – Cousin Phillis by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  4. And then, when we seek to describe or explain actually successful men, and events that have really happened, we read back into them the qualities that are presupposed in the stereotypes. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  5. It may be said that in the mind of an Irishman the existence of Christianity almost presupposed a numerous array of convents and religious houses. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud