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Definition of "suppositional" [sup•po•si•tion•al]

  • Resting on supposition; hypothetical; conjectural. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "suppositional" in a sentence
  • "In §3 we examine what I call the suppositional theory: that conditional judgements essentially involve suppositions."
  • "Any ideology may take the form of a categorical faith or a suppositional theory; a distinction should perhaps be made, therefore, between Absolute ISMs and Relative ISMs. posted by Hal Duncan | 5: 45 PM"
  • "I have an inkling that a narrative dynamics based in modality could be factored up to a narrative logic, an informal logic that I'm sorely tempted to call a "suppositional calculus"."