The man seemed too presumptuous to be a humble leader for the nation, so he was not elected.
The woman's presumptuous questioning made her new colleagues suspicious of her motives.
The teachers made sure to meet before or after school so that presumptuous students would not intrude on their meetings.
The officials running the town hall meeting were not expecting such presumptuous questions from the attendees.
All the evidence goes to show that Richard Burke was one of the most presumptuous and empty-headed of human beings.
I don't want to be presumptuous, but I might be the only person who can deal with the situation.
Owing to this officer's presumptuous folly Grant's information only reached the duke on June 18, too late to be of use.
It would be both presumptuous and premature to pass a final verdict upon the value and success of a policy to which, whatever else be said, must be accorded a certain meed of praise for its daring.
She didn't want to go past her boundaries and be presumptuous, but she really wanted to read the classified file on her boss's desk.
It was presumptuous of him to purchase them.