I adjective abstract, allusive, apparent, assumed, circumstantial, debatable, disputable, doubtful, hypothetical, ideal, imagined, impractical, notional, postulated, presumptive, propositional, putative, referential, reputed, speculative, speculatory, suppositional, suppositive, surmised, theoretical, uncertain, undetermined, unsettled associated concepts: conjecture as an objection to a witness' testimony II index apparent (presumptive), circumstantial, debatable, disputable, doubtful, enigmatic, hypothetical, presumptive, speculative, theoretical, uncertain (questionable), unsettled

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  • conjectural — conjectural, ale, aux [ kɔ̃ʒɛktyral, o ] adj. • v. 1300; de conjecture ♦ Qui est fondé sur des conjectures. Science conjecturale. Adv. CONJECTURALEMENT , 1488 . ⊗ CONTR. Certain, constant, 1. positif. ● conjectural, conjecturale, conjecturaux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • conjectural — CONJECTURÁL, Ă, conjecturali, e, adj. Întemeiat pe conjecturi, pe aparenţe sau pe supoziţii; neîntemeiat. – Din fr. conjectural. Trimis de Joseph, 23.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  CONJECTURÁL adj. v. ipotetic, presupus, prezumtiv. Trimis de siveco, 15 …   Dicționar Român

  • Conjectural — Con*jec tur*al, a. [L. conjecturalis: cf. F. conjectural.] Dependent on conjecture; fancied; imagined; guessed at; undetermined; doubtful. [1913 Webster] And mak st conjectural fears to come into me. Shak. [1913 Webster] A slight expense of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conjectural — CONJECTURAL, ALE. adj. Qui n est fondé que sur des conjectures. Ce n est qu une preuve conjecturale. La Médecine est une science conjecturale, un art conjectural …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • conjectural — conjectural, ale (kon jè ktu ral, ra l ) adj. Qui ne repose que sur des conjectures. Raisonnements conjecturaux. •   Pour montrer qu il ne s agit pas d une certitude morale ou conjecturale, BOSSUET Variat. 4. •   Les conséquences que je veux… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • conjectural — 1550s, from L. conjecturalis belonging to conjecture, from conjectura (see CONJECTURE (Cf. conjecture)). Related: Conjecturally (mid 15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • conjectural — |èt| adj. 2 g. Baseado em conjectura.   ♦ [Portugal] Grafia de conjetural antes do Acordo Ortográfico de 1990 …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • conjectural — hypothetical, suppositious, *supposed, supposititious, reputed, putative, purported Analogous words: presumed, assumed, postulated (see PRESUPPOSE): *theoretical, speculative: alleged (see ADDUCE) Contrasted words: proved, demonstrated (see… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • conjectural — [adj] speculative academic, assumed, doubtful, figured, guessing, guesstimated*, hypothetical, on a hunch*, on a long shot*, putative, reputed, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, suppositive, surmised, surmising, suspect, tentative,… …   New thesaurus

  • conjectural — Conjectural, [conjectur]ale. adj. Qui n est fondé que sur des conjectures. Ce n est qu une preuve conjecturale. la Medecine est une science conjecturale …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

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