suppositional

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

supposition +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

suppositional (comparative more suppositional, superlative most suppositional)

  1. Resting on supposition; hypothetical; conjectural.
    • 1744 (first published), Robert South, Five additional volumes of sermons preached upon several occasions
      Men and angels indeed have also a certain knowledge of them : but it is not absolute , but only suppositional

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for suppositional in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)