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supposititious, suppositious, hypothetic, divinatory, suppositional, supposed, hypothetical, conjectural
adj. 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"
supposed
adj. firmly believed; "the way things are supposed to be"
supposed
adj. designed to; "medication that is supposed to relieve pain"; "what's that gadget supposed to do?"
supposed
adj. mistakenly believed; "the supposed existence of ghosts"
supposed
adj. required or under orders; "I'm supposed to be there at ten"; "he was supposed to go to the store"
so-called, alleged, supposed
adj. doubtful or suspect; "these so-called experts are no help"

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ostensive
adj. manifestly demonstrative
putative
adj. purported; commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds; "the foundling's putative father"; "the putative author of the book"

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academic
adj. hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result; "an academic discussion"; "an academic question"
abstractive
adj. of an abstracting nature or having the power of abstracting; "abstractive analysis"
speculative, notional
adj. not based on fact or investigation; "a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs"; "speculative knowledge"
metaphysical
adj. highly abstract and overly theoretical; "metaphysical reasoning"
theory-based
adj. based in theory rather than experiment; "theory-based arguments and positions"
hoped-for, awaited, anticipated
adj. expected hopefully
due
adj. scheduled to arrive; "the train is due in 15 minutes"
predicted, foretold, foreseen
adj. known beforehand
matter-of-course
adj. expected or depended upon as a natural or logical outcome
witting
adj. aware or knowing; "a witting tool of the Communists"
knowing, intentional
adj. characterized by conscious design or purpose; "intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time"
well-meant, well-meaning, well-intentioned
adj. marked by good intentions though often producing unfortunate results; "a well-intentioned but clumsy waiter"; "a well-meaning but tactless fellow"; "the son's well-meaning efforts threw a singular chill upon the father's admirers"- S.W.Maughm; "blunt but well-meant criticism"
beholden
adj. under a moral obligation to someone
indebted
adj. owing gratitude or recognition to another for help or favors etc
compelled, constrained, obligate, bound
adj. being under moral or legal obligation
obliged, duty-bound
adj. under a moral obligation to do something
indebted
adj. under a legal obligation to someone
Apocryphal
adj. of or belonging to the Apocrypha
questioned, challenged, disputed
adj. subject to disagreement and debate
problematical, problematic, debatable
adj. open to doubt or debate; "If you ever get married, which seems to be extremely problematic"
dubitable, in question, dubious, doubtful
adj. open to doubt or suspicion; "the candidate's doubtful past"; "he has a dubious record indeed"; "what one found uncertain the other found dubious or downright false"; "it was more than dubitable whether the friend was as influential as she thought"- Karen Horney
suspicious, suspect, shady, funny, fishy
adj. not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"
impugnable
adj. subject to being discredited
soi-disant, self-styled
adj. as claimed by and for yourself often without justification; "the self-styled `doctor' has no degree of any kind"

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