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conjectural Explained

conjectural at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

44 Moby Thesaurus words for "conjectural":
abstract, academic, arguable, armchair, at issue, confutable,
contestable, controversial, controvertible, debatable, deniable,
disputable, doubtable, doubtful, dubious, dubitable, hypothetic,
hypothetical, ideal, iffy, impractical, in dispute, in doubt,
in dubio, in question, mistakable, moot, notional, open to doubt,
open to question, postulatory, problematic, putative, questionable,
refutable, reputed, speculative, suppositional, supposititious,
suppositive, suppository, suspect, suspicious, theoretical

Conjectural at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Conjectural \Con*jec"tur*al\, a. [L. conjecturalis: cf. F.
Dependent on conjecture; fancied; imagined; guessed at;
undetermined; doubtful.

And mak'st conjectural fears to come into me. --Shak.

A slight expense of conjectural analogy. --Hugh Miller.

Who or what such editor may be, must remain
conjectural. --Carlyle.

conjectural at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence;
"theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still
highly conjectural"; "the supposed reason for his
absence"; "suppositious reconstructions of dead
languages"; "supposititious hypotheses" [syn: {divinatory},
{supposed}, {suppositional}, {suppositious}, {supposititious}]

conjectural at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-ad » j
  • In the nature of a conjecture, or based on a conjecture.
    1. 1863, Jules Festu, Practical lessons on the comparative construction of the verb in the French and English languages
    2. : In conjectural statements, the French often use the Future or the Conditional, instead of the Perfect or the Pluperfect used in English.
    3. 1844, Thomas Joseph Pettigrew, On Superstitions Connected with the History and Practice of Medicine and Surgery
    4. : Medicine, however, has been, and still continues to be, an art so conjectural and uncertain, that our astonishment at the anxiety with which empirics have been sought after and followed is much diminished.


      * hypothetical


      Inter: trans-top » in the nature of a conjecture

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|предполагаем
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|conjectural

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|congetturale

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-nou » n
  • Something that is conjectural; a conjecture.
    1. 1821, Richard Franck, Northern memoirs (page 15)
    2. : Let us not assume such previous conjecturals, but rather consult and expostulate death, since death is the wages and the reward of sin.



    Inter: fr-adj » mp=conjecturaux
  • Inter: l » en|conjectural

  • Translation: et » conjectural
    Translation: el » conjectural
    Translation: fr » conjectural
    Translation: io » conjectural
    Translation: pl » conjectural
    Translation: ru » conjectural
    Translation: sv » conjectural
    Translation: ta » conjectural
    Translation: vi » conjectural
    Translation: zh » conjectural