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Synonyms for hypothetical
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hypothetical(adj)

    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, supposititious(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. hypothetical(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    conjectural

  2. hypothetical(adjective)

    Based upon a hypothesis; conjectural

    These hypotheticals serve no purpose until we have more information.

    Synonyms:
    conjectural, conditional

  3. hypothetical(adjective)

    conditional; contingent upon some hypothesis/antecedent

    Synonyms:
    conditional, conjectural

  4. hypothetical(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    actual

  5. hypothetical(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    categorical

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hypothetical(a.)

    Synonyms:
    conditional, that involves an hypothesis

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hypothetical":

    counterfactual, notional, assumed, what-if, putative, speculative, theoretical, hypothesis, imaginary

How to pronounce hypothetical?

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How to say hypothetical in sign language?

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How to use hypothetical in a sentence?

  1. Rudy Giuliani:

    My recent statements about discussions during the 2016 campaign between Michael Cohen and then-candidate Donald Trump about a potential Trump Moscow' project' were hypothetical and not based on conversations I had with The President, my comments did not represent the actual timing or circumstances of any such discussions. The point is that the proposal was in the earliest stage and did not advance beyond a free non-binding letter of intent.

  2. Noah Grant:

    Especially in counties that don't have as many reserves, it's getting late in the game to recruit but that's why we're still doing this, there could be an outbreak in a city and we could lose a lot of workers. That's just hypothetical but with this election you kind of have to prepare for anything, especially with this year. We're just making sure we have enough.

  3. Unknown:

    What if this weren't a hypothetical question

  4. Jennifer Lawless:

    The shutdown is real. The wall is hypothetical. And at some point soon, the Republicans are going to remember that it's real people in their districts who aren't getting paid, real people who aren't able to access government services, and real people who vote.

  5. Comey Giuliani:

    It was a hypothetical.


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