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Definition of Guessing

Guessing

  1. of Guess

Guessing Quotations

The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion - these are the most valuable coins of the thinker at work. But in most schools guessing is heavily penalized and is associated somehow with laziness.
Jerome Bruner

Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results.
Scott Adams

Don't keep a man guessing too long - he's sure to find the answer somewhere else.
Mae West

A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still: you must not want to see everything.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Novelists who pretend to understand what keeps them scribbling are really just guessing. A profound, unmet childish need to be acknowledged? Maybe. It hardly matters, though. The termite that asks itself why it keeps chewing risks becoming sluggish and inefficient, as does the writer who grows self-conscious in the middle of chapter five.
Walter Kirn
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Guessing Translations

guessing in French is devinant
guessing in German is ahnend, vermutend

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