spec·u·la·tive /'spe-kyə-lə-tiv, -ˌlā-/ adj1: involving, based on, or constituting intellectual speculation; also: theoretical rather than demonstrablespeculative medical testimony concerning the cause of death2: of, relating to, or being a financial speculationspeculative securitiesspeculative home buildingspec·u·la·tive·ly adv
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
abstract, academic, aleatory, assumptive, chancy, cogitative, coniecturaiis, conjectural, contemplative, contestable, controvertible, debatable, deliberative, doubtful, dubious, experimental, hazardous, hypothetical, imaginary, impractical, indefinite, indistinct, insecure, irresolute, meditative, presumptive, projected, provisional, questionable, risky, speculatory, suppositional, tentative, theoretical, uncertain, unconfirmed, undemonstrated, undetermined, unproven, unsafe, unsettled
associated concepts: speculative testimony
cogitative, controversial, debatable, deliberate, disputable, doubtful, dubious, hypothetical, indeterminate, inquisitive, insecure, moot, pensive, presumptive, putative, tentative, theoretical, undecided, unpredictable, unsettled, unsound (fallacious)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006