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Origin of hearsay
Words nearby hearsay
Example sentences from the Web for hearsay
More to the point, legal actions that didn’t directly involve you, secondhand observations about how “disabled” she truly was, and your suspicions about how she got this job are all hearsay and speculation.I can’t trust my new co-worker, and I have a list of reasons. How do I tell management?|Karla Miller|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
It is all hearsay, and not even necessarily hearsay that bolsters the point.No, there’s no substantive evidence that the Capitol riot was spurred by antifa|Philip Bump, Dalton Bennett|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
Weidenthaler, through his attorney, has asked the judge to rule that the text conversation is hearsay and should be excluded as evidence.Longtime Sheriff’s Employee Contradicts Official Account of Jail Death|Kelly Davis|September 3, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Herodotus’ description was based on hearsay, travelers’ tales and a heavy dose of folklore, she says.
He does, however, attempt to dispel some of the myths that have emerged from hearsay and rumor over the last century.
“Every single witness is inadmissible, hearsay, triple-hearsay,” said assistant state attorney Penny Brill in court yesterday.Did Pablo Escobar Frame a Millionaire for Murdering Banana-Shipping Money Launderers?|Jacqui Goddard|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As for the other two boys, “all we have is hearsay,” dbcoopa tells The Daily Beast.
Persevering on hearsay, spun and shifted from every possible angle, the narrator next describes Golovan—a brawny man, with a limp.The Forgotten Russian: The Genius of Nikolai Leskov|Benjamin Lytal|April 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“As far as I know, it's hearsay,” that person said of the report.
If Paul ever lived, which none can prove and many deny, his evidence for the Resurrection was only hearsay evidence.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Oral evidence may be admitted to establish the location of monuments, and even hearsay evidence may be used for the purpose.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Much of the evidence, however, was secondary or hearsay evidence.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents|Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
I have given him full powers, and still hope that he will agree with Hearsay on tolerable terms.
The objection to the exclusion of hearsay evidence is equally unfounded.Ethics in Service|William Howard Taft
British Dictionary definitions for hearsay
Cultural definitions for hearsay
Information heard by one person about another. Hearsay is generally inadmissible as evidence in a court of law because it is based on the reports of others rather than on the personal knowledge of a witness.