Synonyms for divinatory

Synonyms for (adj) divinatory

Synonyms: supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititious, hypothetic, hypothetical, divinatory, conjectural

Definition: based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

Usage: theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural; the supposed reason for his absence; suppositious reconstructions of dead languages; hypothetical situation

Similar words: theoretic, theoretical

Definition: concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations

Usage: theoretical science

Synonyms: divinatory, vatic, vatical, mantic, sibyllic, sibylline

Definition: resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy

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

Similar words: prophetic, prophetical

Definition: foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention

Usage: prophetic writings; prophetic powers; words that proved prophetic

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