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speculativeness meaning

  "speculativeness" in a sentence
  • Noun: speculativeness
    1. Financial risk
      "he rejected stocks that didn't pay dividends because of their speculativeness" 
    2. 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"

    Derived forms: speculativenesses

    See also: speculative

    Type of: peril, precariousness, riskiness, uncertainness, uncertainty

Examples

  1. The novel involved the speculativeness of religion and miracles, the Vietnam War and a quirky little boy.
  2. I mean, you watch it, but I would be more concerned about the speculativeness of new issues rather than volumes, " he said.
  3. However, in her review of the Tomalin edition in the " New York Times ", Marina Warner writes that the story " contains little of the seething originality, moral complexity or sinister Gothic speculativeness of " Frankenstein " ".
  4. "Maurice " is a slight piece; it contains little of the seething originality, moral complexity or sinister Gothic speculativeness of " Frankenstein, " written only four years before, and Tomalin, as if in tacit acknowledgment of the story's shortcomings, digs deep into the social background, where many fascinating specters gather.

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