Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. speculatio, a spying out, observation: cf. F. spéculation,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. speculatus, pa.p. of speculāri—specula, a lookout—specĕre, to look.
Kant had been profoundly disgusted with the want of harmony in philosophical speculations.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
The way of knowledge and speculation is to him also the way of religion and morality.
"History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)" by Adolph Harnack
A great many more of these speculations are to be found in the 3rd century.
"History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)" by Adolph Harnack
Then there was a holy horror in all hearts of speculation.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
And he had an intellect as critical and logical as it was speculative and bold.
"Apologia pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Newman
Only if he speculates with my money I shan't give it him.
"Quisanté" by Anthony Hope
And he speculated cunningly too.
"Debit and Credit" by Gustav Freytag
This was precisely the actual course on which speculation was entering in France at that moment.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
We shall strive in our studies to keep close to fact with just enough speculation to enliven the interest in facts.
"Evening Round Up" by William Crosbie Hunter
He never speculated in stocks.
"Hidden Treasures" by Harry A. Lewis
Here is refugees, deserters, and speculators,
All mixed up in this dish;
They put us all in together
And call us the "milish."
"Just After The War" by Anonymous Americas
'Tis useless now to speculate,
Or grieve o'er that which might have been,
My failures though they have been great,
Are not the greatest I have seen.
"Youthful Reminiscences" by David John Scott
Moreover, in these days when Faith grows faint,
And Heaven seems blurred by speculation wild,
He, blameless as a mediaeval saint,
Had all the trust which sanctifies a child.
"In Memoriam — Nicol Drysdale Stenhouse" by Henry Kendall
And in between the ends of distraction
Waits mute speculation, the patient curse
That stones the eyes, or like the jaguar leaps
For his own image in a jungle pool, his victim.
"Ode To The Confederate Dead" by Allen Tate
O God!—pity me, Charmion!—I am overburthened
with the majesty of all things—of the unknown now
known—of the speculative Future merged in the august
and certain Present.
"The Conversation Of Eiros And Charmion" by Edgar Allan Poe
For my treasures
Are all arrived. The caravan is safe.
I'm richer than I've been these many years.
Now tell me what you wish for, to achieve
Some splendid speculation--you in trade
Like us, have never too much ready cash.
"Nathan The Wise - Act V" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers laughed off speculation Thursday that he could become President Barack Obamas second-term Energy secretary.
Sean Payton speculation will only intensify after Garrett, Cowboys fall flat .
In regard to your recent article, we view your comments about Claire's Stores as highly speculative and irresponsible.
Timber barons can speculate on trees, land barons can speculate on selling properties but the West is not supposed to have water barons.
It's illegal under Western water law to speculate on water.
There has been much speculation and conversation surrounding the impending NPRM (notification of proposed rulemaking) by the Federal Aviation Administration concerning sUAS.
If you speculation at an on-line casino is successful in 1967.
And as the Standard points us, this is just speculation.
MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has made his first public appearance since speculation about his health rose sharply last week.
We're all in limbo, so there's nothing to be done here but speculate.
Lots of radio speculation and talk today about the possibility of Phil Jackson as the next general manager of the Portland Trail Blazers.
Since the only suspense in Charlotte was whether the President's acceptance speech would have to be moved indoors, the assembled punditocracy found it far more productive to speculate on the 2016 convention.
Mitt Romney's loss may have surprised some, and different news sites across the nation are speculating as to why he lost the 2012 election.
Diverse Speculative Buying Drives the Rally.
After months of negotiation and years of speculation, Walt Disney Co.
The proposed speculative scenario accounts for this extra energy.
Feedback Heating with Slow Jets in Cooling Flow Clusters
This speculation is given considerable more weight with our most recent observations.
Properties of Molecular Gas in Massive Low Surface Brightness Galaxies, Including New 12CO Observations of Three Malin 1 `Cousins'
We can only speculate that the more diffuse, uniformly distributed gas has been created by a continuous, but slow general outﬂow of material from the overall surface.
High Resolution, Long - Slit Spectroscopy of VY CMa: The Evidence for Localized High Mass Loss Events
In a recent time the solution of this problem was used to speculate about the breaking of pseudospin symmetry in heavy nuclei .
Comment on ``Kepler problem in Dirac theory for a particle with position-dependent mass''
Culberson and Gent have speculated that at the 3-COL threshold, although their spine is discontinuous, the backbone might be continuous.
Spines of Random Constraint Satisfaction Problems: Definition and Connection with Computational Complexity