experimental - definition and synonyms

 
 
adjective 

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/ɪkˌsperɪˈment(ə)l/
  1. 1
    using new ideas or methods that are not yet proved to be successful every time

    The operation is still considered risky and experimental.

    experimental teaching materials

     Synonyms and related words

derived word

experimentally

adverb

The treatment has been used experimentally, but it is too early to tell whether it works.