indirect evidence

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Origin of indirect evidence

First recorded in 1815–25

Words Nearby indirect evidence Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use indirect evidence in a sentence

  • We have indirect evidence enough, however, to make good the statements in the preceding paragraphs.

    The Private Life of the Romans | Harold Whetstone Johnston
  • Comparisons may be made between the two signs; but this is secondary or indirect evidence, and depends largely on argument.

    The Swastika | Thomas Wilson
  • The progress of the individual mind is not only an illustration, but an indirect evidence of that of the general mind.

    Communism and Christianism | William Montgomery Brown
  • For it throws us entirely upon such indirect evidence as he may (so to speak) involuntarily afford.

  • Let us now turn to another and much more important line of indirect evidence in favour of moderated Lamarckianism.