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anecdotal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishanecdotalan‧ec‧dot‧al /ˌænɪkˈdəʊtl◂ $ -ˈdoʊ-/ adjective  STORYconsisting of short stories based on someone’s personal experience His findings are based on anecdotal evidence rather than serious research.
Examples from the Corpus
anecdotalThe book is an anecdotal account of Kent's trip to Borneo.Beyond this, however, many of the claims were supported by anecdotal and subjective impressions only.The evidence is necessarily anecdotal, but it is very compelling.His humorous and anecdotal but scholarly teaching style did not go unnoticed.The report is backed up by anecdotal evidence from careers fairs.There is no apparent conclusive scientific study, but the anecdotal evidence is strong that the herb is useful.Systematic research can extend and refine traditional and anecdotal knowledge.In addition, problem-solution setups have an engaging, anecdotal quality.anecdotal evidenceIt is not merely anecdotal evidence.The report is backed up by anecdotal evidence from careers fairs.But anecdotal evidence from marriage counselors and other professionals suggests that divorce rates spike when the first child leaves home.McLean had lots of anecdotal evidence in his training room Monday.There is no apparent conclusive scientific study, but the anecdotal evidence is strong that the herb is useful.The anecdotal evidence is supported Statistically.The pictures of precision attacks provide only anecdotal evidence of effectiveness.However, there is abundant anecdotal evidence of the effects of chemical pollution on the populations of small cetaceans inhabiting industrialised areas.Although statistics are hard to come by, anecdotal evidence suggests that there were fewer accidents ten years ago.
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