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hypothetical
n. a hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.; "consider the following, just as a hypothetical"

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hypothetical
adj. based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence; "theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural"; "the supposed reason for his absence"; "suppositious reconstructions of dead languages"; "hypothetical situation"
supposititious, suppositious, hypothetic, divinatory, suppositional, supposed, hypothetical, conjectural
adj. based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence; "theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural"; "the supposed reason for his absence"; "suppositious reconstructions of dead languages"; "hypothetical situation"

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deductive
adj. (a priori)
academic
adj. hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result; "an academic discussion"; "an academic question"
abstractive
adj. of an abstracting nature or having the power of abstracting; "abstractive analysis"
speculative, notional
adj. not based on fact or investigation; "a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs"; "speculative knowledge"
metaphysical
adj. highly abstract and overly theoretical; "metaphysical reasoning"
theory-based
adj. based in theory rather than experiment; "theory-based arguments and positions"

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