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inconclusive

adjective doubtful, flimsy, indecisive, ineffective, not final, quo nihil efficitur, subject to verificaaion, unascertained, uncertain, unconfirmed, uncorroborated, undemonstrated, unestablished, unproved, unproven, unsettled, unsubstantiated, unsupported, unsupported by eviience, unsure, untested, untried, unverified, weak
Associated concepts: inconclusive account, inconclusive evvdence
See also: ambiguous, circumstantial, indeterminate, uncertain, unconfirmed

INCONCLUSIVE. What does not put an end to a thing. Inconclusive presumptions are those which may be overcome by opposing proof; for example, the law presumes that he who possesses personal property is the owner of it, but evidence is allowed to contradict this presumption, and show who is the true owner. 3 Bouv. Inst. in. 3063.

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