Origin of supposition
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Examples from the Web for suppositional
And that is the opposite––the suppositional opposite––of the mind that is God.
Is it strange that God should have a suppositional 25 opposite?
And for that we owe much to the so-called ‘theory of suppositional opposites.’
This lower, misnamed mind is a false claim, a suppositional mind, which I prefer to call mortal mind.Unity of Good
Mary Baker Eddy
In the Petyt, however, we get a suppositional explanation of its manifestly purer text.The Choise of Valentines
- the act of supposing
- a fact, theory, etc, that is supposed
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Word Origin and History for suppositional
early 15c., a term in logic, from Late Latin suppositionem (nominative suppositio) "assumption, hypothesis," noun of action from past participle stem of supponere (see suppose); influenced by Greek hypothesis.
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