- Hypotheses, suppositions tentatively accepted, help the therapist to focus on what seems most relevant at that moment.
- There is no direct evidence, and what follows is too contingent on a series of hypothetical suppositions to be convincing.
- In most cases, however, this kind of mutual informing included only assumptions and suppositions.
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- Willingness to understand differences at the suppositional level can also generate goodwill.
Late Middle English (as a term in scholastic logic): from Old French, or from late Latin suppositio(n-) (translating Greek hupothesis 'hypothesis'), from the verb supponere (see suppose).
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