Definition Of hypothesis

noun

a supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigation.

professional astronomers attacked him for popularizing an unconfirmed hypothesis

Example Of hypothesis

  • All of those hypotheses were proposed indirectly and may not be mutually exclusive to each other.

  • All scientists do is try to generalise hypotheses from evidence and then attempt to test them in future.

  • All you will ever have is circumstantial evidence and an un-falsifiable hypothesis .

  • Almost all were rhetorical or editorial, with some offering explanatory hypotheses or sociological theories.

  • Different hypotheses have been proposed to explain the mechanism of attachment.


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