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notional

adjective

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  1. 1 dealing with or expressing a quality or idea she has a notional understanding of romantic love but no actual experience of being in love Synonyms of notional conceptual, ideal, ideational, metaphysical, abstract, theoretical (also theoretic)Words Related to notional conjectural, hypothetical, speculative; cosmic (also cosmical), intellectual, mental, spiritual; ethereal, immaterial, incorporeal, insubstantial, nonmaterial, nonphysical, unsubstantial; impalpable, imperceptible, insensible, intangible, invisible; impractical, romantic, transcendent, transcendental, unreal, utopian, visionaryNear Antonyms of notional material, physical; appreciable, detectable, discernible (also discernable), noticeable, observable, palpable, perceptible, sensible, substantial, tangible, visible; defined, definite, distinct; actual, factual, realAntonyms of notional concrete, nonabstract

  2. 2 not real and existing only in the imagination your computer's “visits” to various parts of cyberspace are entirely notional—you stay put and the Web pages come to you Synonyms of notional chimerical (also chimeric), fabulous, fanciful, fantasied, fantastic (also fantastical), fictional, fictitious, ideal, imaginal, imagined, invented, made-up, make-believe, mythical (or mythic), imaginary, phantasmal, phantasmic, phantom, pretend, unreal, visonaryWords Related to notional fabled, legendary, romantic; abstract, hypothetical, theoretical (also theoretic); unbelievable, unconvincing, unlikely; conceived, envisaged, envisioned, pictured, visualized; daydreamlike, deceptive, delusional, delusive, hallucinatory, illusory, phantasmagoric (or phantasmagorical); concocted, fabricated, feigned, fictive; inexistent, nonexistentNear Antonyms of notional authentic, genuine, true; factual, verifiable, verified; believable, convincing, realistic; corporeal, material, physical, solid, substantial; palpable, tangibleAntonyms of notional actual, existent, existing, real


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