Conclusive presumption


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Conclusive presumption (Law) an inference which the law makes so peremptorily that it will not allow it to be overthrown by any contrary proof, however strong.
    • Conclusive presumption See under Conclusive.
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In literature:

Our conclusion is merely presumptive.
"The Iron Heel" by Jack London
My brother came here with a cock-and-bull case, all built up of presumptions and conclusions.
"The Ivory Gate, a new edition" by Walter Besant
And within certain limits, not clearly defined, this presumption is conclusive.
"Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York" by A. F. Warburton
There is a proper apology, I think, that can be made for the presumption of conclusions based upon an individual experience.
"Steel" by Charles Rumford Walker
In Direct Evidence there is the presumption of the truth of the proposition, statement, or conclusion from the proven facts.
"The Gunpowder Plot and Lord Mounteagle's Letter" by Henry Hawkes Spink Jr.