Definition Of circumstantial
(of a description) containing full details.
the picture was circumstantial and therefore convincing
(of evidence or a legal case) pointing indirectly toward someone's guilt but not conclusively proving it.
Intent can, of course, always be proved through circumstantial evidence.
Example Of circumstantial
All of the evidence is circumstantial and requires the drawing of inferences.
And it is clear from reading his evidence that his conclusion was firmly based on that medical and circumstantial evidence, as one would expect.
As in national law, in international criminal law a culpable state of mind is normally proved in court by circumstantial evidence.
As it is not properly a term of the British marine, a more circumstantial account of it might be considered foreign to our plan.
‘You can prove the case circumstantially ,’ she said.