Definition of Observational

1. Adjective. Relying on observation or experiment. "Experimental results that supported the hypothesis"

Exact synonyms: Data-based, Experimental
Similar to: Empiric, Empirical



Definition of Observational

1. a. Of a pertaining to observation; consisting of, or containing, observations.

Definition of Observational

1. Adjective. (science) Based on or pertaining to scientific observation. ¹

2. Adjective. Pertaining to observation in general. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Observational

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Observational

observables
observably
observance
observances
observancy
observant
observantine
observantly
observants
observation
observation deck
observation dome
observation post
observation station
observation tower
observational (current term)
observational constraints
observational learning
observationalist
observationalists
observationality
observationally
observations
observative
observator
observatories
observators
observatory
observaunce
observe

Literary usage of Observational

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1905)
"When teachers and school directors appreciate this fact, observational work will be ... But before we can see observational work in operation in many school ..."

2. Physics of the Air by William Jackson Humphreys (1920)
"VULCANISM : observational. IT will be interesting and profitable now to consider ... The following table of intensities was computed from observational data ..."

3. The Teaching of Geography: Emphasizing the Project, Or Active, Method by Mendel Everett Branom, Frederick Kenneth Branom (1921)
"All direct experiences with geographical materials are phases of observational geography. The small child observes that people wear raincoats and rubbers as ..."

4. Training Industrial Workers by Roy Willmarth Kelly (1920)
"Use of observational Tests Those who have advocated observational methods for analyzing character or vocational aptitudes base their contentions upon ..."

5. Teaching Children to Be Literate: A Reflective Approach by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo (1995)
"observational ASSESSMENT observational assessment simply is astute watching. ... Checklists and observational schedules help to overcome both of these ..."

6. Training Industrial Workers by Roy Willmarth Kelly (1920)
"Use of observational Tests Those who have advocated observational methods for analyzing character or vocational aptitudes base their contentions upon ..."

7. Handbook of Mental Examination Methods by Shepherd Ivory Franz (1919)
"... WITH observational DATA Variation is the universal rule in phenomena of both mental and physical orders. The stars do not retain a constant position; ..."

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