Definition of conjectural
1 : of the nature of or involving or based on conjecture Without evidence, his conclusions are only conjectural.
2 : given to conjectures … a conjectural critic … — Samuel Johnson
Examples of conjectural in a Sentence
a necessarily conjectural account of Shakespeare's life, since there is so little hard information
Recent Examples of conjectural from the Web
Less controversial is the conjectural MQ-L, a huge drone that could fill in for today’s tankers and transports.
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Origin and Etymology of conjectural
First Known Use: 1553
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