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[ev-i-den-shuh l]
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  1. noting, pertaining to, serving as, or based on evidence.
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Origin of evidential

1600–10; < Latin ēvidenti(a) (see evidence) + -al1
Related formsev·i·den·tial·ly, adverbnon·ev·i·den·tial, adjectiveun·ev·i·den·tial, adjective
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Related Words for evidential

suggestive, ominous, symbolic, symptomatic, emblematic, characteristic, demonstrative, prognostic, testimonial, giveaway, apocalyptic, auspicious, connotative, diagnostic, expressive, inauspicious, significant, augural, denotative, denotive

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  1. relating to, serving as, or based on evidence
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Derived Formsevidentially, adverb
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