conjectural

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adjective con·jec·tur·al \kən-ˈjek-chə-rəl, -ˈjek-shrəl\

Definition of conjectural

  1. 1 :  of the nature of or involving or based on conjecture Without evidence, his conclusions are only conjectural.

  2. 2 :  given to conjectures … a conjectural critic … — Samuel Johnson

conjecturally

adverb

Examples of conjectural in a sentence

  1. a necessarily conjectural account of Shakespeare's life, since there is so little hard information

Origin and Etymology of conjectural

see 1conjecture


First Known Use: 1553



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