inferencing

/ (ˈɪnfərənsɪŋ) /

noun

psycholinguistics the practice of inferring the meaning of an unfamiliar word or expression from the meaning of familiar words occurring with it in a context together with one's knowledge of or beliefs about the world

Nearby words

  1. infecund,
  2. infelicitous,
  3. infelicity,
  4. infer,
  5. inference,
  6. inferential,
  7. inferential statistics,
  8. inferentially,
  9. inferior,
  10. inferior alveolar nerve

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