Synonyms of divinatory
- 1. divinatory, mantic, sibylline, sibyllic, vatic, vatical, prophetic (vs. unprophetic), prophetical
- usage: resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy; "the high priest's divinatory pronouncement"; "mantic powers"; "a kind of sibylline book with ready and infallible answers to questions"
- 2. conjectural, divinatory, hypothetical, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititious, theoretical (vs. empirical), theoretic
- usage: based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence; "theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural"; "the supposed reason for his absence"; "suppositious reconstructions of dead languages"; "hypothetical situation"
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