nontheoretical

adjective non·the·o·ret·i·cal \ ˌnän-ˌthē-ə-ˈre-ti-kəl , -ˌthir-ˈe- \

Definition of nontheoretical

: not theoretical : not involving theory or existing only in theory
  • … I came to wonder how well some of those Ph.D.'s and their theories would do with a nontheoretical child.
  • —Jerry Large

nontheoretically

play \ˌnän-ˌthē-ə-ˈre-ti-k(ə-)lē, -ˌthir-ˈe-\ adverb

First Known Use of nontheoretical

1877


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