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theoretical

adjective
variants: also theoretic

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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

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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

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The first known use of theoretical was in 1601

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“Theoretical.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/theoretical. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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