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Serving as or based on evidence.  Synonym: evidentiary.  "Its evidentiary value"

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"Evidential" Quotes from Famous Books

... difference between the sciences of psychic force and those that seek to probe the mysteries of the physical world. The question of the immortality of the human soul is infinitely more engrossing than that of the formation of the skull of neolithic man. The strictly evidential demonstration of communion between the living and the dead might be almost negligible in quantity, and yet the importance of one rap from the world of discarnate spirits, scientifically demonstrated, would outweigh tomes of theories ...
— Mountain Meditations - and some subjects of the day and the war • L. Lind-af-Hageby

... here had on Marquis the usual effect of any important evidential sign. He at once ceased to hurry. He pulled up; looked over the cut-under and the horse, ...
— The Sleuth of St. James's Square • Melville Davisson Post

... evolution; while, on the other hand, if such intermediate forms are to be found, that is so much to the good of evolution; although, for reasons which I will lay before you by and by, we must be cautious in our estimate of the evidential cogency of ...
— American Addresses, with a Lecture on the Study of Biology • Tomas Henry Huxley

... were scattered papers, the desk had been rifled, and even from the safe practically everything of any value had been removed. It was all part of the general scheme of things in the gambling joint. Practically nothing that was evidential that could be readily removed had been left. Whoever had planned the place must have been a genius as far as laying out precautions against ...
— Guy Garrick • Arthur B. Reeve

Words linked to "Evidential" :   important, significant, evidence, evidentiary

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