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Definition of Assumed

  • Supposed.
  • Pretended; hypocritical; make-believe; as, an assumed character.

How to use assumed in a sentence. Assumed pronunciation.

Saadat!" said Nahoum, with show of assumed feeling, and made salutation.
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Not long after, he published another story in the Russian periodical "Life;" into the editor's rooms dashed the famous critic Merezhkovski, who enquired whether it was Chekhov or Gorki that had selected this assumed name.
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Mr. Harris arose from prayer, resolved to hold the man no longer a debtor, since Jesus had assumed the payment.
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Some believed it assumed, and I never could comprehend the foolish reasons given by these persons on this subject which malevolence tried to 'gular' fact which carries its great number of these evil-thinking, suspicious persons, one part accused the Emperor of being a libertine, supposing him the father of many natural children, and the other thought him incapable of obtaining children even by a young princess only nineteen years of age, their hatred thus blinding their judgment.
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They seemed by no means at home in this company; but Mrs. Chittle, when she conversed, assumed a vivacious air; the daughter, trying to follow her example, strove vainly against an excessive bashfulness, and seldom raised her eyes.
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It is often assumed as a commonplace that women, whatever else they cannot do, may be trusted to make up their minds about habiliments.
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Beatrice assumed an air of mystery.
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Driven to bay by such an opponent, she assumed an air wholly unnatural to her-one of cynical effrontery.
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Only to Harvey Munden did he confide something of the anxieties which lay beneath his assumed lightheartedness.
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Simply that Mr Harris has assumed that he was dealing with a man, whilst the others have assumed that they were writing about a god, and have therefore rejected every consideration of fact, tradition, or interpretation, that pointed to any human imperfection in their hero.
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It was not until I had assumed the appearance of a reach-me-down Nut with a dislocated neck, being made love to by six chorus-girls at once, that he condescended to take a look at me through the peephole.
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But in reality nothing was more foreign to him than the mask of careless disdain that the young man assumed.
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Nor was he less esteemed in the Corps Legislatif, where he assumed the curious role of a working member until committees fought for him.
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Sometimes she talked too much of M. de Camors; sometimes she talked too little, and assumed a mysterious air when others spoke of him.
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The manner of Madame Campvallon toward him had assumed a more marked character of aggressive raillery.
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Whenever he found her alone, their conversation invariably assumed a tone of irony and of raillery, in which both excelled.
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His common features assumed an air of sombre dignity and imposing grandeur.
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This painful restraint would have become insupportable had not the young Countess's health, day by day, assumed a less doubtful character, and furnished them with excuses for their preoccupation, their disquiet, and their retired life.
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As he saw them a shudder passed over his frame, and his face assumed a livid pallor.
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The head of Camors, turned on the pillow, seemed already to have assumed a death-like immobility.
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Examples of Assumed

Example #1
Then to Hylda, making lower salutation still, he said: "Thou hast lifted from my neck the yoke.
Example #2
Thou hast saved me from the shadow and the dust.
Example #3
Andreev himself says that he has learned much from Tolstoi, the great Tolstoi of the sixties and seventies, also from Nietzsche, whom he reads with enthusiasm, and whose most characteristic book, "Also Sprach Zarathustra," he translated into Russian.
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This notice from Gorki gave the young man immediate prominence.
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He therefore wrote a receipt in full of all accounts against the man, and dating it in the woods, where he had prayed, signed it with his own name.
Example #6
Mr. Harris felt such an evidence of Divine favor,-he felt, to use his own expressive language, that Jesus would become bondsman for the man, and see that he was paid if he went on preaching.