Definitions For Speculation


  • Continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature
  • A hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
  • A message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
  • An investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
  • Ideas or guesses about something that is not known
  • Activity in which someone buys and sells things (such as stocks or pieces of property) in the hope of making a large profit but with the risk of a large loss

Is Speculation a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Speculation is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Speculation in a Sentence

  • He dismissed their theories as mere speculation.
  • The book is just a lot of idle speculation about the future.
  • Her speculations leave many questions unanswered.

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