The Vocab Weekly
www.wordpandit.com Aug 16-Aug 23| Issue 43
A guess about something based on how it seems and not on proof! Sometimes people form an opinion aboutsomething, may be a person or a thing that is not based on facts. We simple infer a conclusion, just by guessing,this may be based on just having a glimpse of it. The most common mistake we do in our everyday life is weguess about a book, just by looking at the cover, and not actually flipping the pages which might actuallychange our opinion or decision drastically. These are all examples of conjectures we form in our everyday life.Pronunciationkuhn-jek-cherMeanings of Conjecture1. The formation or expression of an opinion or theory without sufficient evidence for proof.2. An opinion or theory so formed or expressed; guess; speculation.3. To infer or arrive at (an opinion, conclusion, etc) from incomplete evidenceMaster Tip to Learn ConjectureThink of wrong decisions we made in life which were not actually based on facts, but were based on mereguess, and we regretted them later. Every decision or opinion in our mind is formed on some sort of speculation,and the foundation process for the same should be really strong. We can’t judge a person just by the cover, thatis a seeing him or her. Conclusions about something have to be derived from evidences and facts and in thisway we arrive at decisions that seem to be most logical one. So, the gist of this rambling explanation is: DONOT BASE YOUR JUDGEMENTS ON CONJECTURES!