HyperDic: suppositious

English > 1 sense of the word suppositious:
ADJECTIVEallsuppositious, conjectural, divinatory, hypothetical, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, supposititiousbased primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
English > suppositious: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningBased primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence.
Example "suppositious reconstructions of dead languages"
Synonymsconjectural, divinatory, hypothetical, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, supposititious
Broadertheoretical, theoreticconcerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations
Spanishadivinatorio, conjetural, hipotético, supositivo, supuesto
Catalanhipotètic, supositiu
Nounssuppositiona hypothesis that is taken for granted
suppositiona message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

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