Simple Definition of circumstantial
law : based on information which suggests that something is true but does not prove that it is true
: providing or including the details of a particular situation or event
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Examples of circumstantial
The evidence is purely circumstantial.
The case against him is circumstantial.
a circumstantial account of the meeting
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