Meaning of HYPOTHETICAL in English

HYPOTHETICAL

adj.

Pronunciation: ˌ h ī -p ə - ' the-ti-k ə l

Function: adjective

Date: 1588

: being or involving a hypothesis : CONJECTURAL < hypothetical arguments> <a hypothetical situation>

– hypothetical noun

– hy · po · thet · i · cal · ly \ -ti-k( ə -)l ē \ adverb

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