theoretical

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English theorothycall, probably from Latin theōrēticus + -al, from Ancient Greek θεωρητικός (theōrētikós).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌθi.əˈɹɛtɪkəl/, /ˌθɪə̯ˈɹɛtɪkəl/
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AdjectiveEdit

theoretical (comparative more theoretical, superlative most theoretical)

  1. Of or relating to theory; abstract; not empirical.
    Antonym: practical

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