Definition of anecdotal evidence
: evidence in the form of stories that people tell about what has happened to them His conclusions are not supported by data; they are based only on anecdotal evidence.
Word by Word Definitions
: based on or consisting of reports or observations of usually unscientific observers
: of, relating to, or consisting of anecdotes
: given to or skilled in telling anecdotes anecdotic
: an outward sign : indication
: something that furnishes proof : testimony
: something legally submitted to a tribunal to ascertain the truth of a matter
: to offer evidence of : prove, evince
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