# circumstantial evidence definition

• noun:
• Evidence perhaps not bearing right on the simple fact in dispute but on various attendant circumstances from where the judge or jury might infer the event of the fact in dispute.
• See under Circumstantial, Conclusive, etc.
• evidence offering only a basis for inference about the fact in dispute
• Evidence maybe not bearing entirely on the actual fact in dispute but on numerous attendant conditions from where the judge or jury might infer the occurrence of fact in dispute.
• See under Circumstantial, Conclusive, etc.
• evidence supplying only a basis for inference concerning the fact in dispute