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Synonyms for circumstantial
ˌsɜr kəmˈstæn ʃəlcir·cum·stan·tial

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. circumstantial

    That is minute which is of exceedingly limited dimensions, as a grain of dust, or which attends to matters of exceedingly slight amount or apparent importance; as, a minute account; minute observation. That which is broken up into minute particles is said to be comminuted; things may be termed fine which would not be termed comminuted; as, fine sand; fine gravel; but, in using the adverb, we say a substance is finely comminuted, comminuted referring more to the process, fine to the result. An account extended to very minute particulars is circumstantial, detailed, particular; an examination so extended is critical, exact, precise. Compare FINE.

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    comminuted, critical, detailed, diminutive, exact, fine, little, minute, particular, precise, slender, small, tiny

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. circumstantial

    inferential, constructive, minute, detailed, elaborate, specific

    jocular, positive, inaccurate, loose, general

Princeton's WordNet

  1. circumstantialadjective

    fully detailed and specific about particulars

    "a circumstantial report about the debate"

    nonspecific, general

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. circumstantialadjective

    particular, minute, detailed

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "circumstantial":

    indirect, situational, anecdotal, circumstance

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  1. Mariano Rajoy:

    An incident like this is not the best for our industry ... It remains to be seen if it was purely circumstantial or if a mistake was made.

  2. Ziv Cohen:

    That, again, is circumstantial evidence, but it could point to something that's more suggestive of intimate partner violence.

  3. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff:

    Some employees working for Petrobras did engage in corruption or acts of corruption, the circumstantial evidence that is available from the prosecutors are pretty substantial.

  4. Veronica Renzi:

    The text is strong circumstantial evidence, texts that people write, assuming they can be authenticated, are very powerful because they show someone's state of mind and can be directly attributed to them.

  5. Angela Lieverse:

    It might be a bit circumstantial, but I think it's quite strong.

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