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guesswork Syllabification: guess·work
Pronunciation: /ˈɡesˌwərk/

Definition of guesswork in English:

noun

The process or results of guessing.
Example sentences
  • So there's a certain amount of guesswork or predicting that goes into it.
  • We don't, but we cannot go to war on guesswork, hypothesis and speculation.
  • While there is a fair bit of guesswork and assumption involved, parties reckon they can narrow down who voted for them and who didn't.
Synonyms
guessing, conjecture, surmise, supposition, assumptions, presumptions, speculation, hypothesizing, theorizing, prediction;
approximations, rough calculations;
hunches
informal guesstimates, ballpark figures
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