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  • Suppositional — Sup po*si tion*al, a. Resting on supposition; hypothetical; conjectural; supposed. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suppositional — adjective see supposition …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • suppositional — See supposition. * * * …   Universalium

  • suppositional — Synonyms and related words: accounted as, alleged, arguable, assumed, assumptive, at issue, confutable, conjectural, conjectured, contestable, controversial, controvertible, debatable, deemed, deniable, disputable, doubtable, doubtful, dubious,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • suppositional — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. conjectural, hypothetical, presumptive; see theoretical . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Presumed to be true, real, or genuine, especially on inconclusive grounds: conjectural, hypothetic, hypothetical, inferential …   English dictionary for students

  • suppositional — sup·po si·tion·al || ‚sÊŒpÉ™ zɪʃənl adj. based on supposition, lacking concrete evidence, conjectural …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suppositional — a. Hypothetical …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • suppositional — sup·po·si·tion·al …   English syllables

  • suppositional — adjective 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 hypothetical situation • …   Useful english dictionary

  • supposition — suppositional, adj. suppositionally, adv. /sup euh zish euhn/, n. 1. the act of supposing. 2. something that is supposed; assumption; hypothesis. [1400 50; late ME < L supposition (s. of suppositio) substitution (E meaning by assoc. with SUPPOSE) …   Universalium

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