HyperDic: hypothetical

English > 2 senses of the word hypothetical:
ADJECTIVEallhypothetical, conjectural, divinatory, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititiousbased primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
NOUNcognitionhypotheticala hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement / statement, proposal, situation, etc.
hypothetical > pronunciation
Soundshhay.pahtheh'tahkahl; hhay.pahtheh'tihkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > hypothetical: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBased primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence.
Example "hypothetical situation"
Synonymsconjectural, divinatory, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititious
Broadertheoretical, theoreticconcerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations
Spanishadivinatorio, conjetural, hipotético, supositivo, supuesto
Catalanhipotètic, supositiu
Nounshypothesisa message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
Adverbshypotheticallyby hypothesis
English > hypothetical: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement / statement, proposal, situation, etc..
Example"consider the following, just as a hypothetical"
Broaderhypothesis, possibility, theoryA tentative insight into the natural world

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