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    speculation

    speculation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word speculation

    Definition
    (noun) a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence Definition
    (noun) a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
    Synonyms : conjecture
    Example Sentence
    • speculations about the outcome of the election
    • he dismissed it as mere conjecture
    Definition
    (noun) an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
    Synonyms : venture
    Example Sentence
    • he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it
    Definition
    (noun) continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature
    Synonyms : meditation
    Example Sentence
    • the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge
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