inferential

[ in-fuh-ren-shuh l ]
/ ˌɪn fəˈrɛn ʃəl /
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adjective

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

Origin of inferential

1650–60; < Medieval Latin inferenti(a) inference + -al1
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inferential

/ (ˌɪnfəˈrɛnʃəl) /

adjective

of, relating to, or derived from inference
Derived Formsinferentially, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inferentially

inferential


adj.

1650s, from Medieval Latin inferentia (see inference) + adj. suffix -al (1).

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