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cir·cum·stan·tial / ˌsərkəmˈstanshəl/ • adj. 1. (of evidence or a legal case) pointing indirectly toward someone's guilt but not conclusively proving it.2. (of a description) containing full details: the picture was circumstantial and therefore convincing.DERIVATIVES: cir·cum·stan·ti·al·i·ty / -ˌstanshēˈalətē/ n.cir·cum·stan·tial·ly adv.