hypothetical - definition and synonyms

 
adjective 

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/ˌhaɪpəˈθetɪk(ə)l/
  1. based on situations or events that seem possible rather than on actual ones
    hypothetical example/question/situation:

    I don’t want to talk about hypothetical situations.

derived word

hypothetically

 

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/ˌhaɪpəˈθetɪkli/
adverb