HyperDic: notional

English > 4 senses of the word notional:
ADJECTIVEallnotional, fanciful, imaginarynot based on fact
allnotional, speculativenot based on fact or investigation
allnotional, fancifulindulging in or influenced by fancy
allnotional, conceptional, ideationalbeing of the nature of a notion or concept
English > notional: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot based on fact; unreal.
Example "to create a notional world for oneself"
Synonymsfanciful, imaginary
Broaderunreallacking in reality or substance or genuineness
Spanishimaginado, imaginario, nocional
Catalanimaginari
English > notional: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot based on fact or investigation.
Example"a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs"
Synonymspeculative
Broadertheoretical, theoreticconcerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations
Spanishespeculativo, hipotético
Catalanespeculatiu, hipotètic
English > notional: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningindulging in or influenced by fancy.
Example "all the notional vagaries of childhood"
Synonymfanciful
Broadercreative, originativeHaving the ability or power to create
Spanishfantasioso
English > notional: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningOf the nature of a notion or concept.
Examples
  • "to improve notional comprehension"
  • "a notional response to the question"
Synonymsconceptional, ideational
BroaderabstractExisting only in the mind
Spanishconceptual, nocional
Catalanconceptual, nocional
Nounsnotiona general inclusive concept

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