conclusory

adjective
con·clu·so·ry | \kən-ˈklüs-rē, -ˈklü-sə-\

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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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

adjective
con·clu·so·ry | \kən-ˈklü-sə-rē \

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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