a priori - definitions and synonyms

a priori adjective

  1. English Meaning: 

    : involving deductive reasoning from a general principle to a necessary effect; not supported by fact

    Example Sentenses:

    • an a priori judgment

  2. English Meaning: 

    : based on hypothesis or theory rather than experiment

a priori adverb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : derived by logic, without observed facts