An example of conjecture is a scientist coming up with a theory about something.
An example of conjecture is the belief that climate change will result in sea levels rising.
The commentators made various conjectures about the outcome of the next election.
An editorial full of conjecture.
Origin of conjecture
- Middle English from Old French from Latin coniectūra from coniectus past participle of conicere to infer com- com- iacere to throw yē- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition