Definition of "theoretical" [theoretical]

  • (adjective) Of, relating to, or based on theory.
  • (adjective) Restricted to theory; not practical: theoretical physics.
  • (adjective) Given to theorizing; speculative.

Use "theoretical" in a sentence

  • "Despite being conveyed as “purely theoretical”, a recent article in the national Canadian newspaper, the Financial Post, referred to the amero, not as a theoretical idea or conspiracy theory, but as a potential reality."
  • "Aristotle is well aware of the limitations of what he calls theoretical wisdom."
  • "I don't teach abstract political science with all the, what I call theoretical, conceptual baloney."

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