Definition of Gumptions

1. gumption [n] - See also: gumption



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gumptions

gummy worms
gumnivorous
gumnut
gumnuts
gump
gumped
gumph
gumphion
gumphions
gumping
gumps
gumpstumps
gumpth
gumption
gumptionless
gumptions (current term)
gumptious
gums
gumshield
gumshoe
gumshoed
gumshoeing
gumshoes
gumtree
gumtrees
gumweed
gumweeds
gumwood
gumwoods
gun

Literary usage of Gumptions

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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 ..."

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