conclusory

adjective
con·​clu·​so·​ry | \ kən-ˈklüs-rē How to pronounce conclusory (audio) , -ˈklü-sə- \

Definition of conclusory

: consisting of or relating to a conclusion or assertion for which no supporting evidence is offered conclusory allegations

Examples of conclusory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In its view, Domen’s allegations of bad faith were too conclusory to survive a motion to dismiss. Jack Greiner, The Enquirer, "Strictly Legal: Section 230 is alive and well," 17 Mar. 2021 Plaintiffs offer nothing more than conclusory allegations that the ballot initiative statutes were applied based on content. Eric Heisig, cleveland.com, "Judge dismisses Secretary of State Frank LaRose from environmental activists’ lawsuit over access to elections ballots," 3 Sep. 2019 The second travel ban came with only a fig leaf of a simplistic and conclusory letter from the attorney general and the secretary of homeland security, a letter so thin the Department of Justice barely mentions it in its filings. Walter Dellinger, Slate Magazine, "Supreme Court Breakfast Table," 23 June 2017

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First Known Use of conclusory

1923, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for conclusory

see conclude

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“Conclusory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conclusory. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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conclusory

adjective
con·​clu·​so·​ry | \ kən-ˈklü-sə-rē How to pronounce conclusory (audio) \

Legal Definition of conclusory

: consisting of or relating to a conclusion or assertion for which no supporting evidence is offered conclusory allegations

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