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in·fer·en·tial

 (ĭn′fə-rĕn′shəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or involving inference.
2. Derived or capable of being derived by inference.

in′fer·en′tial·ly adv.

inferential

(ˌɪnfəˈrɛnʃəl)
adj
of, relating to, or derived from inference
ˌinferˈentially adv

in•fer•en•tial

(ˌɪn fəˈrɛn ʃəl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, by, or dependent upon inference.
[1650–60]
in`fer•en′tial•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inferential - relating to or having the nature of illation or inference; "the illative faculty of the mind"
2.inferential - of reasoning; proceeding from general premisses to a necessary and specific conclusion
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
deductive - involving inferences from general principles
3.inferential - resembling or dependent on or arrived at by inference; "an illative conclusion"; "inferential reasoning"
deductive - involving inferences from general principles
4.inferential - derived or capable of being derived by inference
connotative - having the power of implying or suggesting something in addition to what is explicit
5.inferential - based on interpretation; not directly expressed
constructive - constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development; "constructive criticism"; "a constructive attitude"; "a constructive philosophy"; "constructive permission"

inferential

adjective
Presumed to be true, real, or genuine, especially on inconclusive grounds:
Translations

inferential

[ˌɪnfəˈrenʃəl] ADJilativo, deductivo

inferential

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For Martin Poyser felt no motive to keep silence towards the one or two neighbours who ventured to come and shake him sorrowfully by the hand on the first day of his trouble; and Carroll, who kept his ears open to all that passed at the rectory, had framed an inferential version of the story, and found early opportunities of communicating it.
In justice to young Halpin it should be said that while in him were pretty faithfully reproduced most of the mental and moral characteristics ascribed by history and family tradition to the famous Colonial bard, his succession to the gift and faculty divine was purely inferential.
But if the relation to the object is inferential and external, as I maintain, the difference between two thoughts may bear very little relation to the difference between their objects.
It is necessary to Knight Dunlap's position to maintain that this additional knowledge is purely inferential, but he makes no attempt to show how the inference is possible.
Finally, in terms of how the inferential process is made by the hearer in the case of the selectiveness principle, two elements are crucial: common sense and background knowledge shared with the speaker; and the pragmatic meaning of the linguistic items used in a specific situation.
Although the relationship between crop protection and decreased natural toxicant levels is largely inferential, there is a large literature documenting the relationship between crop stress and increased levels of plant toxicants (Mattsson 2000 and references cited therein).
Among those with pessimistic inferential styles, 38,2% had a past history of depression, compared with 11.
In quantitative studies, data analysis may consist of exploratory data techniques, descriptive or summary statistics, and/or inferential statistics.
Data were analyzed using both descriptive and inferential statistics.
The outline of statistical methods moves very quickly from descriptive to inferential statistics having briefly outlined the ideas of central tendency and inadequately presented measures of dispersion.
In the following, the inferential effect derives from the highlighted particle:
He gradually takes the reader from a brief history of statistics, through a discussion of the research process, to inferential statistics and hypothesis testing.