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 Meanings and Examples of HYPOTHESIS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
hypothesis
 n.  assumption; theory
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  The more I thought of it the more extraordinary did my companion's hypothesis, that the man had been poisoned, appear.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
2  By the method of exclusion, I had arrived at this result, for no other hypothesis would meet the facts.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
3  No, sir, I shall approach this case from the point of view that what this young man says is true, and we shall see whither that hypothesis will lead us.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
4  The tragedy has been so uncommon, so complete and of such personal importance to so many people, that we are suffering from a plethora of surmise, conjecture, and hypothesis.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
5  Let us take that as a working hypothesis and see what it leads us to.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
6  Well, I tried one or two leads, but could get at nothing which would help our hypothesis, and several points which would make against it.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
7  I accepted this as a hypothesis, and noted that E was represented by.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
8  I was forced, therefore, to consider seriously the hypothesis that she had remained within the house.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
9  I felt pretty sure now that my second hypothesis was all wrong.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VII
10  My museum hypothesis was confirmed.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VIII
11  You say they are marks of finger-nails, and you set up the hypothesis that she destroyed her child.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVIII
12  You must accept all consequences of that hypothesis.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVIII
13  But if such an hypothesis be indeed exceptionable, there were still additional considerations which, though not so strictly according with the wildness of his ruling passion, yet were by no means incapable of swaying him.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
14  My hypothesis is this: that the spout is nothing but mist.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
15  One is this hypothesis: that every physical quality admired by men in women is in direct connexion with the manifold functions of women for the propagation of the species.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
Example Sentence:
1  One hypothesis is that the victim fell asleep while driving.
2  Let me enumerate many flaws in your hypothesis.
3  The hypothesis predicts that children will perform better on task A than on task B.
4  The researcher sets up experiments to test the hypothesis.
5  Sometimes the researcher will present an explicit hypothesis and set out to test it.
6  The researcher has a hypothesis and sets up experiments to test it.
7  As previously suggested, a researcher is usually interested in setting up a hypothesis which he really would like to reject.
8  Dr Lee set up a series of experiments to test out this hypothesis.
9  The theory is based on the hypothesis that all men are born equal.
10  A hypothesis is a tentative statement that proposes a possible.
11  In most cases, according to one hypothesis, a dying star produces a black hole without a bang or a flash.