- pertaining to, connected with, or used in courts of law or public discussion and debate.
- adapted or suited to argumentation; rhetorical.
- forensics, (used with a singular or plural verb) the art or study of argumentation and formal debate.
Origin of forensic
Examples from the Web for forensically
“This is not exactly a complicated case, forensically,” DiMaio said.Experts: George Zimmerman Just Caught a Big Break
July 10, 2013
"Now, I'll put you in a corner," forensically shaking a forefinger at him.A Tale of Two Cities
- relating to, used in, or connected with a court of lawforensic science
Word Origin and History for forensically
"pertaining to or suitable for courts of law," 1650s, from Latin forensis "of a forum, place of assembly," from forum "public place" (see forum). Used in sense of "pertaining to legal trials," as in forensic medicine (1845). Related: Forensical (1580s).
- Relating to, used in, or appropriate for courts of law or for public discussion or argumentation.