– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena (context:cognition)
    2. a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence (context:communication)
    3. a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations (context:communication)

– Sample : “hypothesis”

  • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
  • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices