theoretical


theoretical

adjective

Definition of THEORETICAL

1
existing only as an assumption or speculation <the merits of the new testing procedures are purely theoretical, since no one has ever used them before>
Antonyms actual, factual, real
2
dealing with or expressing a quality or idea <the theoretical musings in his new book are less engaging than the anecdote-driven arguments of his previous works>

Variants of THEORETICAL

theoretical also theoretic

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