Definition of Gumptions
1. gumption [n] - See also: gumption
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gumptions
gumptions (current term)
Literary usage of Gumptions
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lectures on Metaphysics and Logic by William Hamilton (1860)
"... but as the antecedent and consequent in neither of these gumptions are really connected as reason and consequent,— or as cause and effect, — there is, ..."
2. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1880)
"What guides him always is "the possibility of an experience" on such and such "gumptions. So it is that when he comes to reason itself, as reason, ..."
3. An Historical Review of the Constitution and Government of Pennsylvania by Richard Jackson, Benjamin Franklin (1759)
"... were altogether as remarkable as their gumptions in the Province ; and to refer him to the following Extract of a genuine Letter of Mr. Secretary ..."