Definition of Bumptiousness

1. Noun. Offensive boldness and assertiveness.

Exact synonyms: Cockiness, Forwardness, Pushiness
Generic synonyms: Assertiveness, Self-assertiveness
Derivative terms: Bumptious, Cocky, Forward, Pushy



Definition of Bumptiousness

1. n. Conceitedness.

Definition of Bumptiousness

1. Noun. The state of being bumptious; conceitedness. ¹

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Definition of Bumptiousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bumptiousness

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bumptiousness (current term)
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Literary usage of Bumptiousness

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1. Race Orthodoxy in the South: And Other Aspects of the Negro Question by Thomas Pearce Bailey (1914)
"From the psychology of the songs: bumptiousness, anthropomorphism, ... The traits go in pairs: bumptiousness and provincialism, the hoodlum characteristics; ..."

2. Publication of the American Sociological Society by American Sociological Association (1907)
"As to the so-called natural bumptiousness of the human male, it seems to me ... The desire for glory is only another term for this formative bumptiousness. ..."

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