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hypothetical (adj.)

1580s, from Latinized form of Greek hypothetikos "pertaining to a hypothesis," from hypothesis (see hypothesis). Hypothetic (1670s) is less common. Related: Hypothetically.

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Definitions of hypothetical from WordNet
1
hypothetical (n.)
a hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.;
consider the following, just as a hypothetical
2
hypothetical (adj.)
based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence;
hypothetical situation
Synonyms: conjectural / divinatory / hypothetic / supposed / suppositional / suppositious / supposititious
From wordnet.princeton.edu