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Frame Element Description
Frame ElementInference
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Definitions of Inference
AppearanceCInference expresses some property of the Phenomenon that is not a direct feature of the particular sensory modality (if any), but rather is based on perception within that modality. Inference may superficially look like Appraisal , as in: However, it is not the perception of the "sound" of the idea that is "dreadful", it is the idea itself that is inferred to be dreadful based on what was heard. Note the dummy-it as subject in this sense of "look" and that "appears that" could replace "looks like". Here, it is _inferrable_ that Johanna will go to the ball without the speaker.