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Synonyms for theoretical
ˌθi əˈrɛt ɪ kəlthe·o·ret·i·cal

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. theoretical

    Synonyms:
    speculative, hypothetical, presumptive

    Antonyms:
    practical, positive, definite

Princeton's WordNet

  1. theoretical, theoreticadjective

    concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations

    "theoretical science"

    Synonyms:
    theoretic

    Antonyms:
    confirmable, verifiable, data-based, falsifiable, trial-and-error, applied, empiric, existential, observational, a posteriori, experimental, experiential, empirical, semiempirical, forensic, practical

  2. theoreticaladjective

    concerned with theories rather than their practical applications

    "theoretical physics"

    Synonyms:
    theoretic

    Antonyms:
    verifiable, applied, empiric, experiential, forensic, confirmable, data-based, falsifiable, practical, empirical, semiempirical, existential, observational, trial-and-error, a posteriori, experimental

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. theoreticaladjective

    Synonyms:
    speculative, conjectural, hypothetical, unpractical, not practical

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How to use theoretical in a sentence?

  1. David Thomas:

    All we have got is a set of theoretical possibilities.

  2. Nils Andreas Stensønes:

    We are ecologically worried. This is not only a theoretical thing: in fact, we have seen serious accidents in the last few years, the potential of a nuclear contamination is absolutely there.

  3. Jastrowski Mano:

    Theoretical and experimental research suggests that mindfulness meditation is associated with changes in neural pathways and may be particularly effective in promoting executive functioning, the practice of meditation - which requires sustained attention while simultaneously redirecting attention back to the current experience - is closely related to the function of working memory.

  4. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Genius is only gifted to the few who are ready to go beyond their comfort-zones. Those who are not satisfied only with the theoretical ideologies.

  5. Herbert Carlisle:

    You've got to get past just the theoretical ... to get it into the fog and friction of a dynamic environment that is changing rapidly.

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