conjectural conjectural

Definition(s):

  • (adj) based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

News

  • Kathy’s Conundrums

    Conundrums, conun-drums. This week I have been faced with conundrums – situations – that I believe can only have conjectural answers. My first conundrum: Why is it so cold out this week? Why are the weather people forecasting snow in mid-April? The only answer I can come up with is that som...
    on April 18, 2014     Source: Advocate Tribune

Quotes

  1. Some people would say he was not in the league of Barenboim, said Bhesania, "and that might be true but - and this is purely conjectural - he is supposed to be relatively shy and relatively private : That might be part of [the] reason. Conducting...
    on Apr 13, 2007 By: Daniel Barenboim Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. Lawson says: "The voluminous Stern report adds disappointingly little to what was already the conventional wisdom, apart from a battery of essentially spurious statistics based on theoretical models and conjectural worst cases. This is clearly no...
    on Nov 17, 2006 By: Nigel Lawson Source: The Australian

  3. "The longer-term outlook for oil and gas is, if anything, more conjectural," Greenspan said.
    on Apr 6, 2005 By: Alan Greenspan Source: Forbes

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