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synonyms for speculative

  • analytical
  • dangerous
  • experimental
  • hypothetical
  • risky
  • unproved
  • unproven
  • unsubstantiated
  • abstract
  • assumed
  • conceptive
  • dicey
  • formularized
  • hairy
  • hazardous
  • ideal
  • idealized
  • ideological
  • iffy
  • in theory
  • intellectual
  • logical
  • notional
  • philosophical
  • presumed
  • uncertain

antonyms for speculative

MOST RELEVANT
  • proven
  • safe
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How to use speculative in a sentence

This is speculative, but it’s quite possible that Apple could become the number two mobile search engine.
IS APPLE GETTING REAL ABOUT SEARCH AND ABOUT TO TAKE ON GOOGLE?GREG STERLINGAUGUST 27, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
“These are speculative for sure, with a capital S,” says William Gabella.
COULD RIPPLES IN SPACETIME POINT TO WORMHOLES?EMILY CONOVERAUGUST 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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.
SUPERVISOR BY DAY, BUT A COVID-19 SKEPTIC ON THE AIRWAVESKATY STEGALLAUGUST 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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.
THERE IS A CRISIS OF FACE RECOGNITION AND POLICING IN THE USTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
All to be taken for what they are—informed but utterly speculative proposals.
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We’re not seeing speculative briefs, it’s about sticking to your knitting.
‘THAT INNOVATION BUDGET HAS GONE’: PUBLISHERS ADAPT TO THWARTED BRANDED CONTENT STUDIO GROWTHLUCINDA SOUTHERNAUGUST 4, 2020DIGIDAY
Her youthful vanity had its way in a mind too speculative, intelligent, observant, merely to be shocked.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It was not a languid, speculative, preference of one theory of government to another, but a fierce and dominant passion.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
It may be something; it may be nothing; but my speculative instinct has been aroused by a strange peculiarity in his playing.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Any lurking danger of too great speculative restlessness disappeared.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
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WORDS RELATED TO SPECULATIVE

  • abstract
  • closet
  • conjectural
  • formalistic
  • hypothetical
  • notional
  • speculative
  • theoretical
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.