non-scientific observations or studies, which do not provide proof but may assist research efforts
This chapter provides anecdotal evidence from personal interviews, public hearings, and surveys.
from the sense of anecdote 'unpublished narratives or details of history'
But the anecdotal evidence overwhelmingly suggests otherwise (Carrey declined to speak for this story).
anecdotal evidence of waning Chinese interest appears to conform to the actual data.
A lot of people doubted that this was the case, she says, despite the plethora of anecdotal evidence.