|Origin:||conjectura, from conicere 'to throw together', from com- ( COM-) + jacere 'to throw'|
when you form ideas or opinions without having very much information to base them on:
What she said was pure conjecture.
There has been some conjecture about a possible merger.
an idea or opinion formed by guessing [= guess, hypothesis]:
My results show that this conjecture was, in fact, correct.