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hypothetical

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of hypothetical

  1. existing only as an assumption or speculation we talked about what we would do in various hypothetical emergencies Synonyms of hypothetical academic (also academical), conjectural, theoretical, speculative, suppositionalWords Related to hypothetical alleged, assumed, presumed, presupposed, proposed, supposed, unproved, unproven, untested; debatable, moot; abstract, conceptual, intellectual, metaphysical; nonclinical, nonpractical; nonempiricalNear Antonyms of hypothetical clinical, practical; concrete, defined, definite, distinct; attested, authenticated, confirmed, demonstrated, established, proven, substantiated, tested, time-tested, validated, verified; empirical (also empiric), nonspeculative, nontheoretical, observationalAntonyms of hypothetical actual, factual, real


hypothetical

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hypothetical

  1. something taken as being true or factual and used as a starting point for a course of action or reasoning believes that predictions of the extinction of certain species as the result of global warming are based upon too many hypotheticals Synonyms of hypothetical given, assumption, if, postulate, premise (also premiss), presumption, presupposition, suppositionWords Related to hypothetical hypothesis, proposition, theory, thesis; axiom, truism, verity; belief, canon, doctrine, dogma, gospel, law; precept, principle, rule, standard, tenet; basis, foundation, ground; conclusion, deduction, inference; affirmation, assertion, avouchment, declaration; dictum, ipse dixit



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