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synonyms for conjectural

  • academic
  • assumed
  • doubtful
  • figured
  • guessing
  • guesstimated
  • hypothetical
  • on a hunch
  • on a long shot
  • putative
  • reputed
  • supposed
  • suppositional
  • suppositious
  • suppositive
  • surmised
  • surmising
  • suspect
  • tentative
  • theoretical
  • uncertain
  • unresolved

antonyms for conjectural

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  • certain
  • factual
  • proven
  • real
  • truthful
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How to use conjectural in a sentence

Perhaps even more surprising, Richards delivered a highly delineated description, a compact conjectural map, of the mental steps involved in reading and interpreting a poem.
THE ENGLISH PROFESSOR WHO FORESAW MODERN NEUROSCIENCE - ISSUE 100: OUTSIDERSCHRISTOPHER COMER & ASHLEY TAGGARTMAY 19, 2021NAUTILUS
Upon such a tissue of conjectural absurdities the wonderful opinion of the immortality of the soul is built.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
The transcription of Dr. Crusius, with his conjectural restorations, will be found in the Appendix.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
What the passages between him and Friedrich Wilhelm were, on this occasion, shall remain conjectural to all creatures.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. VII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
In these parts, the paths of the curves are to some extent conjectural.
A STUDY OF RECENT EARTHQUAKESCHARLES DAVISON
All our attempts to discover origins far behind history must be conjectural.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
Scott made one or two conjectural emendations in the arrangement of the stanzas.
BALLADS OF MYSTERY AND MIRACLE AND FYTTES OF MIRTHFRANK SIDGWICK
At least I am acquainted with no theory hitherto propounded, which does not set out from one or other of these conjectural bases.
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As to this suggestion about the sources of the animal names borne by the groups, Dr. Durkheim remarks that it is "conjectural."
THE SECRET OF THE TOTEMANDREW LANG
The translation of this line is founded solely on a conjectural emendation of the text.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
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WORDS RELATED TO CONJECTURAL

  • abstract
  • closet
  • conjectural
  • formalistic
  • hypothetical
  • notional
  • speculative
  • theoretical
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