speculative

[spek-yuh-ley-tiv, -luh-tiv]
adjective
1.
pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by speculation, contemplation, conjecture, or abstract reasoning: a speculative approach.
2.
theoretical, rather than practical: speculative conclusions.
3.
given to speculation, as persons, the mind, etc.
4.
of the nature of or involving commercial or financial speculation: speculative ventures.
5.
engaging in or given to such speculation.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin speculātīvus. See speculate, -ive

speculatively, adverb
speculativeness, noun
antispeculative, adjective
antispeculatively, adverb
antispeculativeness, noun
hyperspeculative, adjective
hyperspeculatively, adverb
hyperspeculativeness, noun
nonspeculative, adjective
nonspeculatively, adverb
nonspeculativeness, noun
overspeculative, adjective
overspeculatively, adverb
overspeculativeness, noun
semispeculative, adjective
semispeculatively, adverb
semispeculativeness, noun
unspeculative, adjective
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speculative (ˈspɛkjʊlətɪv)
 
adj
relating to or characterized by speculation, esp financial speculation
 
speculatively
 
adv
 
speculativeness
 
n

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Example sentences
These more speculative ideas centered on the environmental conditions of life
  on an open savanna.
All told, it's still a rather speculative line of argument.
In fact, those comments regarding aids were speculative in the early stages of
  data collections.
Ready or not, here comes my final speculative post exploring the evolutionary
  conundrum of why our species conceals ovulation.
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