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hypothetical 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˌhīpəˈTHetikəl/,
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Of, based on, or serving as a hypothesis,
  1. Of, based on, or serving as a hypothesis
    • - that option is merely hypothetical at this juncture
  2. Supposed but not necessarily real or true
    • - the hypothetical tenth planet
  3. Denoting or containing a proposition of the logical form if p then q

Noun
  1. A hypothetical proposition or statement
    • - Finn talked in hypotheticals, tossing what-if scenarios to Rosen

  1. a hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.; "consider the following, just as a hypothetical"
  2. conjectural: 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"
  3. A hypothesis (from Greek '; plural hypotheses) is a proposed explanation for an observable phenomenon. The term derives from the Greek, ὑποτιθέναι – hypotithenai meaning "to put under" or "to suppose. ...
  4. Hypothetical is the fifth studio album by British progressive metal band Threshold. The album was released on March 20, 2001 (see 2001 in music). This is the first album to feature current drummer Johanne James, who had previously played with the band on tour.
  5. Hypotheticals are situations, statements or questions about something imaginary rather than something real. Hypotheticals deal with the concept of "what if?"'. ...
  6. (The Hypotheticals) Spin is a science fiction novel by author Robert Charles Wilson. It was published in 2005 and won the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2006. It is the first book in the Spin trilogy, with Axis (the second) published in 2007 and Vortex (the third) currently unpublished.
  7. A species that probably occurred in the Valley at least once, but the circumstances of the observation leave the record in doubt.
  8. Some variable that is proposed to operate psychologically.
  9. one of Kant’s four main perspectives, aiming to establish a kind of knowledge which is both analytic and a posteriori (though Kant himself wrongly identified it as synthetic and a priori). ...
  10. ideal, transcendent, transcendental, academic, speculative, abridgment, brief, condensation, epitome, disassociate, disengage
  11. based on assumptions