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Meaning of THEORETIC

Pronunciation:  theeu'retik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations; "theoretical science"
 

THEORETIC is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: a priori, abstractive, conjectural, hypothetic, hypothetical, metaphysical, notional, speculative, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititious, theoretical, theory-based
 
 Antonyms: empirical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\The`o*ret"ic\, Theoretical \The`o*ret"ic*al\, a. [Gr.
?: cf. L. theoreticus, F. th['e]or['e]tique.]
Pertaining to theory; depending on, or confined to, theory or
speculation; speculative; terminating in theory or
speculation: not practical; as, theoretical learning;
theoretic sciences. -- {The`o*ret"ic*al*ly}, adv.

 

 

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