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Synonyms for theoreticalˌθi əˈrɛt ɪ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. theoretical, theoretic(adj)

    concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations

    "theoretical science"

    theoretic, theoretical

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

  2. theoretical(adj)

    concerned with theories rather than their practical applications

    "theoretical physics"


    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. theoretical(a.)

    speculative, conjectural, hypothetical, unpractical, not practical

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