Definition of Surmised

1. Verb. (past of surmise) ¹



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Definition of Surmised

1. surmise [v] - See also: surmise

Lexicographical Neighbors of Surmised

surliest
surlily
surliness
surlinesses
surling
surlings
surloin
surloins
surly
surmark
surmarks
surmisable
surmisal
surmisals
surmise
surmised (current term)
surmiser
surmisers
surmises
surmising
surmount
surmountable
surmounted
surmounter
surmounters
surmounting
surmounts
surmullet
surmullets
surname

Literary usage of Surmised

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of Alexander Hamilton: Containing His Correspondence, and His by Alexander Hamilton (1850)
"As the idea of an additional battalion for Georgia and Tennessee is only surmised in your letter, and as you have not replied to my last communication on ..."

2. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1863)
"Upon the whole, then, it would seem that the surmised natural and well-grounded alarm which beset the the mas- President and some of his associates was ..."

3. New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle, Thomas Carlyle (1903)
"awkward but excellent terra filius and original; much laughed at but still more esteemed: a man of many thoughts (heterodox considerably, it was surmised), ..."

4. New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle, Thomas Carlyle (1903)
"... much laughed at but still more esteemed: a man of many thoughts (heterodox considerably, it was surmised), and of no speech except in rude bursts; ..."

5. New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle, Thomas Carlyle (1903)
"awkward but excellent terras filius and original; much laughed at but still more esteemed: a man of many thoughts (heterodox considerably, it was surmised), ..."

6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1884)
"It has been surmised that the bitumen owed its origin to the animal residue of fishes and other marine animals loft there in prehistoric times, ..."

7. The Chronicle of the Discovery and Conquest of Guinea by Gomes Eanes de Zurara, Charles Raymond Beazley (1899)
"... and that it contained many wonderful anticipations of later discoveries.1 It has also been surmised, without any certain evidence,2 that D. Pedro ..."

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