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supposal

[suh-poh-zuh l]
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noun
  1. the act of supposing.
  2. something that is supposed; conjecture or notion.

Origin of supposal

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English word from Middle French word supposaille. See suppose, -al2
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Historical Examples

  • This was the advice which Haman gave, out of a supposal that such a reward would come to himself.

    The Antiquities of the Jews

    Flavius Josephus

  • Newes from any-whence, or, Old Truth under a supposal of Noueltie.