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theoretical

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CIDE DICTIONARY

theoreticala. [Gr. : cf. L. theoreticus, F. théorétique.].
     Pertaining to theory; depending on, or confined to, theory or speculation; speculative; terminating in theory or speculation: not practical; as, theoretical learning; theoretic sciences.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

theoretical, adj.
1 concerned with knowledge but not with its practical application.
2 based on theory rather than experience or practice.

Derivative
theoretically adv.

THESAURUS

theoretical

abstract, academic, analytical, armchair, closet, conceptual, conjectural, debatable, fanciful, hypothetic, hypothetical, ideal, idealized, ideational, ideological, impractical, moot, notional, postulatory, problematical, pure, putative, speculative, suppositional, supposititious, transcendent, transcendental, unproved, unproven, unrealistic, untested

ROGET THESAURUS

theoretical

Supposition

N supposition, assumption, assumed position, postulation, condition, presupposition, hypothesis, blue sky hypothesis, postulate, postulatum, theory, thesis, theorem, data, proposition, position, proposal, presumption, divination, conjecture, guess, guesswork, speculation, rough guess, shot, shot in the dark, conjecturality, surmise, suspicion, sneaking suspicion, estimate, approximation (nearness), inkling, suggestion, hint, intimation, notion, impression, bare supposition, vague supposition, loose supposition, loose suggestion, association of ideas, (analogy), metonym, metonymy, simile (metaphor), conceit, idea, thought, original idea, invention (imagination), supposing, given, mooted, postulatory, assumed, supposititious, suppositive, suppositious, gratuitous, speculative, conjectural, hypothetical, theoretical, academic, supposable, presumptive, putative, suppositional, suggestive, allusive, if, if so be, an, on the supposition, ex hypothesi, in the case, in the event of, quasi, as if, provided, perhaps, for aught one knows.


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