Synonyms for conjectural
- on a hunch
- on a long shot
Antonyms for conjectural
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONJECTURAL
"Why—" Her eyes clouded; she pursed her lips over the conjectural annoyance.
As for ourselves, we merely indulge in a piece of conjectural criticism.
It is conjectural astronomy, conjectural natural philosophy, conjectural medicine.
Singer's conjectural reading is that; but and seems to me to be the word required.
But there is no need to resort to circumstantial or conjectural evidence.
What the past fauna of Celebes may have been is as yet conjectural.
To such questions as these there can be little more than a conjectural answer.
Heinsius also possessed an unrivalled felicity in conjectural emendation.
The result of the calculations, conjectural and otherwise, was this.
These are but conjectural reasons for the obscurity of those years.
1550s, from Latin conjecturalis "belonging to conjecture," from conjectura (see conjecture). Related: Conjecturally (mid-15c.).
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