Self-assumed

Self`-as`sumed`


a.1.Assumed by one's own act, or without authority.
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But as the mind does not exist unless leagued with the soul, therefore it must have been that, in Ahab's case, yielding up all his thoughts and fancies to his one supreme purpose; that purpose, by its own sheer inveteracy of will, forced itself against gods and devils into a kind of self-assumed, independent being of its own.
De Wardes and Manicamp, in their self-assumed character of courtiers, had announced the princess's arrival.
We have shattered one theory at least," was his only comment, and then he returned to his self-assumed occupation of fluently cursing the steering wheel.
The SC in particular seems obsessed with the savior 'syndrome' relishing its self-assumed notion of possessing the power to overlord the executive and the parliament.
Detestable videos of the recent Faizabad dharna show the self-assumed guardians of this faith mercilessly beating a uniformed policeman with batons and kicks, yet these criminals have been allowed to get away scott free.
At the present time, when the examination of identity, whether self-assumed or imposed from the 'outside', is inherent in Scotland, the UK and beyond, and issues relating to Scottish independence and Brexit continue apace, Stroh's book is timely.
Nisar Ali Khan has said that stronger Pak-Sri Lankan partnership was key to promoting greater cooperation in the region, strengthening regional platforms and was also a bulwark against the challenges facing the region including the issue of terrorism and poverty besides warding off any self-assumed notion of hegemony in the region.
ISLAMABAD -- Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday said that stronger Pak-Sri Lankan partnership was key to promoting greater cooperation in the region, strengthening regional platforms and was also a bulwark against the challenges facing the region including the issue of terrorism and poverty besides warding off any self-assumed notion of hegemony in the region.
During a meeting with former president of Sri Lanka, Rajapaksa Percy Mahinda and his delegation here, he said Pak-Sri Lankan partnership was also a bulwark against the challenges facing the region including, terrorism and poverty besides warding off any self-assumed notion of hegemony, a press release said here.
One of the main goals of whiteness studies is to make whiteness visible and defamiliarize it in order to contribute a heterogeneous definition of whiteness, whiteness revealing its many faces, whiteness stripped of its self-assumed esoteric, mystique and indeterminacy.
Shouldn't we make that a main problem and right, specifically in view of the CDC's recommended policy to forcefully put people right into quarantine and receive vaccinations 'irregardless' with the CDC's self-assumed policy making now that we know glyphosate is in vaccines?
The bureaucrat-cum-writer has an existential need to improve his own circumstances and a self-assumed religious duty to perform.