- Of, containing, or being a notion; mental or imaginary. (adjective)
- Speculative or theoretical. (adjective)
- Linguistics Conveying an idea of a thing or of an action; having full lexical meaning as distinguished from relational meaning. The word did is notional in We did the work and relational in We did not agree. (adjective)
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