Origin of conclusive
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To be clear: There have been no double-blind or controlled studies that conclusively confirm this hair-loss hypothesis.Birth Control Made My Hair Fall Out, and I’m Not the Only One|Molly Oswaks|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nothing can be conclusively determined without an autopsy and even then we may never know for sure.
I cannot conclusively define the boundaries of a “humanitarian intervention” and neither can anybody else.Sen. Jim Webb: Congress Must OK Military Intervention|Sen. Jim Webb|May 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
With the dozens of witnesses who conclusively identified him as the shooter, there is no defense that sets him free.
One reason it's hard to conclusively decide whether Adderall works as a " smart pill" is because its effects are so diffuse.
I need only refer to , which is conclusively described as a hook for extracting the dead foetus.Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times|John Stewart Milne
Nothing could prove her case so conclusively as his avowal that the letter was in his hands.Pietro Ghisleri|F. (Francis) Marion Crawford
I take the case of Mr. Stretch first, in order to eliminate it conclusively.Rowing|Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
"Which was to be proved," remarked Barney, conclusively, handing Durant his mail.Scarlett of the Mounted|Marguerite Merington
This was proved only too conclusively by an incident which occurred one night.Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons|Henry Charles Mahoney
1610s, "occurring at the end," from French conclusif, from Late Latin conclusivus, from conclus-, past participle stem of concludere (see conclude). Meaning "definitive, decisive, convincing" (putting an end to debate) is from 1640s. Related: Conclusiveness.