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This is speculative, but it’s quite possible that Apple could become the number two mobile search engine.

“These are speculative for sure, with a capital S,” says William Gabella.

He openly advocates that catching the coronavirus is a good thing, because healthy people will build up antibodies, a claim that is entirely speculative at this point.

The most recent numbers are speculative and from 2016, but they suggest that at the time, at least half of Americans had photos in a face recognition system.

All to be taken for what they are—informed but utterly speculative proposals.

Dardagan and his peers are the first to admit that local media reports often are speculative in the extreme.

Architecture has a long history of this type of speculative design.

The speculative architecture of today can play that same role, and it often does.

But it might break down in regimes we have trouble testing, and some speculative theories have proposed something like that.

Luskin makes the best argument he can, of course, but it is piecemeal and speculative.

Her youthful vanity had its way in a mind too speculative, intelligent, observant, merely to be shocked.

It was not a languid, speculative, preference of one theory of government to another, but a fierce and dominant passion.

It may be something; it may be nothing; but my speculative instinct has been aroused by a strange peculiarity in his playing.

Any lurking danger of too great speculative restlessness disappeared.

But from the day it was completed its securities have figured in the market only for their speculative values.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to speculative, such as: analytical, dangerous, experimental, hypothetical, risky, and unproved.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.