[kuh n-jek-cher-uh l]
Origin of conjectural
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1. speculative, theoretical, doubtful.
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Examples from the Web for conjecturally
If we add them conjecturally we shall produce an historical novel.Introduction to the Study of History
Charles V. Langlois
This is not signed by Redford; it is only conjecturally his.
The subjects, although not scriptural, are conjecturally true.Fra Bartolommeo and Andrea D'Agnolo
Some ages ago an adept seeking this and that of them conjecturally, had reply, 'Lo!The Prince of India, Volume I
It has been traced certainly to the 13th, and conjecturally to the 12th century.
- involving or inclined to conjecture
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Word Origin and History for conjecturally
1550s, from Latin conjecturalis "belonging to conjecture," from conjectura (see conjecture). Related: Conjecturally (mid-15c.).
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