un conjectural

conjectural

[kuhn-jek-cher-uhl]
adjective
1.
of, of the nature of, or involving conjecture; problematical: Theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are highly conjectural.
2.
given to making conjectures: a conjectural thinker.

Origin:
1545–55; < Latin conjectūrālis, equivalent to conjectūr(a) conjecture + -ālis -al1

conjecturally, adverb
unconjectural, adjective


1. speculative, theoretical, doubtful.
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conjectural (kənˈdʒɛktʃərəl)
 
adj
involving or inclined to conjecture
 
con'jecturally
 
adv

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conjectural
1550s, from L. conjecturalis, from conjectura (see conjecture).
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