Simple Definition of hypothetical
: involving or based on a suggested idea or theory : involving or based on a hypothesis
: not real : imagined as an example
Examples of hypothetical
She described a hypothetical case to clarify her point.
<we talked about what we would do in various hypothetical emergencies>
First Known Use of hypothetical
HYPOTHETICAL Defined for Kids
Definition of hypothetical
1 : involving or based on a hypothesis
2 : imagined as an example for further thought <a hypothetical situation>
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