1. [ adjective ] based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
Synonyms: supposed suppositional suppositious supposititious conjectural

"theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural" "the supposed reason for his absence" "suppositious reconstructions of dead languages" "supposititious hypotheses"

Related terms: theoretical
2. [ adjective ] resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy
Synonyms: mantic vatic sibyllic vatical sibylline

"the high priest's divinatory pronouncement" "mantic powers" "a kind of sibylline book with ready and infallible answers to questions"

Related terms: prophetic
Similar spelling:   dip_into