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Noun1.speculativeness - financial risk; "he rejected stocks that didn't pay dividends because of their speculativeness"
riskiness, peril - a state of danger involving risk
2.speculativeness - the quality of being a conclusion or opinion based on supposition and conjecture rather than on fact or investigation; "her work is highly contentious because of its speculativeness and lack of supporting evidence"
uncertainness, uncertainty, precariousness - being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance; "the uncertainty of the outcome"; "the precariousness of his income"
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Is the injury of a type that Congress sought to redress in providing a private remedy for violations of the [Lanham Act]?[;] (2) The directness or indirectness of the asserted injury[;] (3) The proximity or remoteness of the party to the alleged injurious conduct[;] (4) The speculativeness of the damages claim[;] (5) The risk of duplicative damages or complexity in apportioning damages") (first alteration in original).
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I explore the concept of speculativeness in part V and conclude in part VI.
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that diminished the speculativeness of assessing damages,