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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
  • inquiring
  • penetrating
  • experimental
  • exploratory
  • inquisitive
  • sharp
  • studious

antonyms for fact-finding

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  • disinterested
  • incurious
  • unskeptical
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      And having an enormous appetite he was fortunate in being expert at finding angleworms.
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      In fact, except for Ramona's help, it would have been a question whether even Alessandro could have made Baba work in harness.
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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
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