supposition


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Synonyms for supposition

Synonyms for supposition

a judgment, estimate, or opinion arrived at by guessing

something taken to be true without proof

Synonyms for supposition

a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

the cognitive process of supposing

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She followed him thither; and her curiosity to know what he had to tell her was heightened by the supposition of its being in some manner connected with the letter he held.
Could you imagine by analogy, a Head teacher, Mrs May expelling a pupil, on the supposition that it looked like the pupil was guilty.
The small-strain supposition was incorporated in all above consolidation theories with consideration of a threshold gradient, while the characteristics of large strain and overconsolidated state in nature soft clays were also ignored in these theories.
Interacting with Emotions: Imagination and Supposition, MARGHERITA ARCANGELI
Thus, in the context of the explicit and full formulation of the law-like statements by Nowak, it will be better to say that (i) if the unrealistic supposition in the antecedent is counterfactual (a distortion) then the addition of a correction factor in the consequent is a de-idealizing act, and (ii) if the unrealistic supposition in the antecedent is a counter-actual (a subtraction) then the addition of a correction factor in the consequent is a concretization procedure.
Moreover, Rifi said that he feared not any sort of security explosion in Lebanon, asserting that such supposition fell in nobody's interests.
It's amazing how much of the discussion of the Gaza war is based on the supposition that it is still 1979.
He wondered in a statement today : "If the security services have been acknowledged about the advent of the tank from Fallujah , so why did not intercept it , and if discovering this supposition after the bombing , Where were the multiple checkpoint which are deployed along the roads ?
The 17th European Symposium for Medieval Logic and Semantics, held in Leiden, The Netherlands during June 2008, focused on the rise and development of supposition theory.
Swiss scientists said on Thursday that tests support a supposition that Arafat died from polonium poisoning.
But the evidence behind HS2 has to be properly evaluated, not based on mere supposition or blind hope.
Bulgarian Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov has reiterated that there is allegedly "a justified supposition" that Hezbollah is involved in the July 2012 terror attack in Burgas.
Jiechi on a supposition to hold an international conference on Syria.
Williams has described as "a lot of supposition" suggestions Raikkonen will be driving for his team next season, although it has emerged talks have taken place with the Finn.
Bearing this supposition in mind, the ideologists of the party wedding, wish to create the new present, new past and new future, to which the future generations are going to bow and in which the only characters will be the people of VMRODPMNE led by the Macedonian Napoleon," Georgiev says.