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See definition of fact-finding on Dictionary.com
  • as ininquiring
  • as insearching
  • as ininvestigation
  • as inresearch

synonyms for fact-finding

  • examining
  • heuristic
  • interested
  • interrogative
  • probing
  • prying
  • questioning
  • searching
  • Socratic
  • analytical
  • catechistic
  • doubtful
  • inquisitive
  • investigative
  • investigatory
  • nosy
  • outward-looking
  • quizzical
  • speculative
  • studious
  • curious
  • seeking
  • penetrating
  • inquiring
  • experimental
  • inquisitive
  • sharp
  • studious
  • exploratory
  • probe
  • inquiry
  • investigation
  • exploration
  • analysis
  • inquisition
  • inquest
  • groundwork
  • scrutiny
  • quest
  • probing
  • experimentation
  • fishing expedition
  • delving
  • legwork
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antonyms for fact-finding

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  • disinterested
  • incurious
  • unskeptical
    • neglect
    • ignorance
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    Recognition of the pneumococcus depends upon its morphology, the fact that it is Gram-staining, and the presence of a capsule.
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    The fact that the day following the punishment parade was a Sunday brought about a certain relaxation from discipline.
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    I claim that it contains many errors of fact, and the Higher Criticism supports the claim; as we shall see.
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    It was, of course, the suppressed emotional energy finding another outlet.
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    Young Lamb's big cigar has been out long ago; but he pulls hard at it, wholly unaware of the fact.
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    Finding him awake, he sat by his side and, with the earnestness of a nursery-maid, patted him off to slumber.
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    This habit and the fact that she cares more for color than for drawing are the usual criticisms of her pictures.
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    WORDS RELATED TO FACT-FINDING

    • Socratic
    • analytical
    • catechistic
    • doubtful
    • examining
    • fact-finding
    • heuristic
    • inquisitive
    • interested
    • interrogative
    • investigative
    • investigatory
    • nosy
    • outward-looking
    • probing
    • prying
    • questioning
    • quizzical
    • searching
    • speculative
    • studious
    • analysis
    • delving
    • experimentation
    • exploration
    • fact-finding
    • fishing expedition
    • groundwork
    • inquest
    • inquiry
    • inquisition
    • investigation
    • legwork
    • probe
    • probing
    • quest
    • scrutiny
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.