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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Providing aid or direction in the solution of a problem but otherwise unjustified or incapable of justification.

Usage examples (32)
  • Adjective : a heuristic teaching method
  • Ah, the power of having a heuristically empty theory!
  • Computer simulations are also heuristically important.
  • I tested that hypothesis and found it heuristically valuable. for more
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