What does anecdotal mean?

Definitions for anecdotalˈæn ɪkˌdoʊt l, ˌæn ɪkˈdoʊt l

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word anecdotal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. anecdotal(adj)

    having the character of an anecdote

    "anecdotal evidence"

  2. anecdotic, anecdotal, anecdotical(adj)

    characterized by or given to telling anecdotes

    "anecdotal conversation"; "an anecdotal history of jazz"; "he was at his anecdotic best"

Wiktionary

  1. anecdotal(Adjective)

    Of the nature of or relating to an anecdote.

  2. anecdotal(Adjective)

    Containing or abounding in anecdotes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anecdotal(adj)

    pertaining to, or abounding with, anecdotes; as, anecdotal conversation

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anecdotal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anecdotal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Idaho Ten-year-old Alexis Carey:

    Parent to parent, when you're in a small community and 10 people that you know are all having success, that's no longer anecdotal, that's hope.

  2. Simon Talbot:

    It is definitely higher than 12 percent, perhaps around the late teens or even the lows twenties, but that is a guess based on anecdotal evidence.

  3. Lauren Reyes:

    Not every community has access to a lactation consultant, and while talking to friends and family can be good, they are anecdotal, [Moms] want to hear an unbiased, professional opinion.

  4. Govind Makharia:

    There isn't strong evidence to say that celiac disease causes infertility, but there are many anecdotal experiences where women with infertility have conceived after being diagnosed with celiac disease and put on a gluten free diet.

  5. Chris Williamson:

    Although still reasonably strong, the pace of growth has slowed for three successive months, taking it down to the slowest since January, when business was hit by extreme weather arising from the Polar Vortex. This time, there was little anecdotal evidence from companies of the weather affecting business.

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