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inferential

[ in-fuh-ren-shuhl ]

adjective

  1. of, pertaining to, by, or dependent upon inference.


inferential

/ ˌɪnfəˈrɛnʃəl /

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or derived from inference


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Derived Forms

  • ˌinferˈentially, adverb

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Other Words From

  • infer·ential·ly adverb
  • nonin·fer·ential adjective
  • nonin·fer·ential·ly adverb
  • unin·fer·ential adjective
  • unin·fer·ential·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of inferential1

1650–60; < Medieval Latin inferenti ( a ) inference + -al 1

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Example Sentences

Phenalgin,134 twin brother to the Antikamnia fraud, shouts its inferential falsehoods in a half-page display.

All inferential knowledge is true or not, according as the laws of Logic have been obeyed or not.

The only evidence, however, we can get at is indirect and inferential.

It must be understood that the knowledge of primitive man, as we are about to outline it, is inferential.

Now is that right, consequential—that is, inferential; logically deduced, going straight to the end—manly?

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