HyperDic: divinatory

English > 2 senses of the word divinatory:
ADJECTIVEalldivinatory, mantic, sibylline, sibyllic, vatic, vaticalresembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy
alldivinatory, conjectural, hypothetical, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititiousbased primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
English > divinatory: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningresembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy.
Example"the high priest's divinatory pronouncement"
Synonymsmantic, sibylline, sibyllic, vatic, vatical
Broaderprophetic, propheticalforetelling events as if by supernatural intervention
Spanishadivinatorio, sibilino
Verbsdivineperceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers
English > divinatory: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningBased primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence.
Synonymsconjectural, hypothetical, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititious
Broadertheoretical, theoreticconcerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations
Spanishadivinatorio, conjetural, hipotético, supositivo, supuesto
Catalanhipotètic, supositiu

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