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Synonyms for hypothetical
ˌhaɪ pəˈθɛt ɪ kəlhy·po·thet·i·cal

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  1. hypotheticaladjective

    Synonyms:
    conjectural

  2. hypotheticaladjective

    Based upon a hypothesis; conjectural

    These hypotheticals serve no purpose until we have more information.

    Synonyms:
    conjectural, conditional

  3. hypotheticaladjective

    conditional; contingent upon some hypothesis/antecedent

    Synonyms:
    conditional, conjectural

  4. hypotheticaladjective

    Antonyms:
    actual

  5. hypotheticaladjective

    Antonyms:
    categorical

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  1. hypotheticaladjective

    a hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.

    "consider the following, just as a hypothetical"

    Antonyms:
    empirical, empiric

  2. conjectural, divinatory, hypothetical, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititiousadjective

    based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

    "theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural"; "the supposed reason for his absence"; "suppositious reconstructions of dead languages"; "hypothetical situation"

    Synonyms:
    hypothetic, so-called, supposititious, conjectural, sibylline, supposed, supposed(a), divinatory, suppositional, mantic, supposed(p), sibyllic, vatical, suppositious, vatic, alleged(a)

    Antonyms:
    empirical, empiric

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. thought experiment

    Submitted by anonymous on July 17, 2022  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hypotheticaladjective

    Synonyms:
    conditional, that involves an hypothesis

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How to use hypothetical in a sentence?

  1. Unknown:

    What if this weren't a hypothetical question

  2. Jeb Bush:

    I don't know what that decision would have been. That's a hypothetical.

  3. The PGA Tour:

    We don't comment on the business of other tours, real or hypothetical. We're focused on our business.

  4. Joan Baez:

    Hypothetical questions get hypothetical answers.

  5. Alison Pittard:

    It's not just the ventilator, in a hypothetical situation, we could have plenty of ventilators : enough for every single person. But if you don't have the staff to look after the patient and to look after the ventilator, it doesn't matter how many ventilators you've got.


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