Conclusory
Conclusory Con*clu"so*ry, a. Conclusive. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • conclusory — con·clu·so·ry /kən klü sə rē/ adj: consisting of or relating to a conclusion or assertion for which no supporting evidence is offered conclusory allegations Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • conclusory — 1846, pertaining to a conclusion, from stem of CONCLUSION (Cf. conclusion) + ORY (Cf. ory). Probably coined because the secondary decisive sense had come to predominate in conclusive …   Etymology dictionary

  • conclusory — [kən klo͞o′sə rē] adj. 1. coming to a conclusion or decision; conclusive 2. Law asserted as a conclusion without supporting facts …   English World dictionary

  • conclusory — adjective Date: 1923 consisting of or relating to a conclusion or assertion for which no supporting evidence is offered < conclusory allegations > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conclusory — adjective a) Of or pertaining to a conclusion; conclusive. These claims are conclusory and universally unsupported by any specific allegations. b) Law: Offering a conclusion without supporting factual evidence; question begging …   Wiktionary

  • conclusory — kənˈklüs(ə)rē, üz( adjective Etymology: from conclusion, after such pairs as English illusion : illusory : relating to, based on, or consisting of a conclusion (sense 8) we agree plaintiff s petition is conclusory and does not adequately state… …   Useful english dictionary

  • conclusory — /keuhn klooh seuh ree/, adj. conclusive. [1840 50; see CONCLUSIVE, ORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • conclusory — adj. conclusive, final; convincing (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conclusory — con·clu·so·ry …   English syllables

  • conclusionary — adjective Date: 1976 conclusory …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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