Definition of speculativeness in US English:



  • See speculative

    • ‘His stories enthralled her with their ‘mixture of speculativeness, fantasy and gloominess.’’
    • ‘The article and the dissertation decidedly follow such speculativeness.’
    • ‘However, although it's been placed with a fair degree of speculativeness, it's a genuine advertisement and I'll be treating every reply with the respect and discretion it deserves.’
    • ‘He is careful throughout to acknowledge the speculativeness of his hypotheses.’
    • ‘Under the common-law rule, therefore, the crucial point is not the certainty or speculativeness of the wife's interest, but rather the precise word choices made by the drafter of the trust document.’