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Definition of Hypothetical


  1. Characterized by, or of the nature of, an hypothesis; conditional; assumed without proof, for the purpose of reasoning and deducing proof, or of accounting for some fact or phenomenon.

Hypothetical Quotations

When distant and unfamiliar and complex things are communicated to great masses of people, the truth suffers a considerable and often a radical distortion. The complex is made over into the simple, the hypothetical into the dogmatic, and the relative into an absolute.
Walter Lippmann

Hypothetical questions get hypothetical answers.
Joan Baez

We have failed to protect science against speculative extensions of nature, continuing to assign physical and mathematical properties to hypothetical entities beyond what is observable in nature.
Robert Lanza

Every question is a hypothetical question for everyone but the person who asks it.
Dan Savage

When you work on something that combines both the spectacular and the relatable, the hyperreal and the real, it suddenly can become supernatural. The hypothetical and the theoretical can become literal.
J. J. Abrams
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Hypothetical Translations

hypothetical in Dutch is hypothetisch
hypothetical in German is hypothetisch, hypothetische
hypothetical in Swedish is hypotetisk

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