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inferential

inferential

adjective in·fer·en·tial \ˌin-fə-ˈren(t)-shəl\

Definition of INFERENTIAL

1
:  relating to, involving, or resembling inference
2
:  deduced or deducible by inference

Examples of INFERENTIAL

  1. <there is only inferential evidence that the ancient site was used for celebrations of the summer solstice>

Origin of INFERENTIAL

Medieval Latin inferentia, from Latin inferent-, inferens, present participle of inferre
First Known Use: 1657

Other Logic Terms

a posteriori, connotation, corollary, inference, mutually exclusive, paradox, postulate, syllogism

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