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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having the character of a short story about an incident in one's life.

Usage examples (28)
  • anecdotal conversation
  • anecdotal evidence
  • This is what is sometimes referred to as anecdotal medicine.
  • I thought this was a new low in anecdotal reporting from the Times. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Although the evidence is "anecdotal" (relating to a real or fictitious incident), it can also be "antidotal" (counteracting) to the poison of boredom.
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