HyperDic: conjectural

English > 1 sense of the word conjectural:
ADJECTIVEallconjectural, divinatory, hypothetical, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititiousbased primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
English > conjectural: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningBased primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence.
Example"theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural"
Synonymsdivinatory, hypothetical, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititious
Broadertheoretical, theoreticconcerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations
Spanishadivinatorio, conjetural, hipotético, supositivo, supuesto
Catalanhipotètic, supositiu
Nounsconjecturea hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
conjecturereasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence
conjecturea message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
Adverbsconjecturallyin a manner involving or inclined to conjecture / conjecture / conjecture and supposition

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