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Synonyms for hypothetical

Synonyms for hypothetical

existing only in concept and not in reality

presumed to be true, real, or genuine, especially on inconclusive grounds

Synonyms for hypothetical

a hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.

based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

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We tested whether the proportion of hypothetical yes responses differed significantly from the proportion of real yes responses.
The zeros and ones in the taxpayer accuracy sub-tree allowed my computer program to treat the cumulative probability for the subtree as the probability of the taxpayer's method being found accurate in the master tree for the hypothetical tax dispute.
The possibility that basketball players may nol readily agree with the coach's evaluation of their ability may make it harder for male basketball players to accept an apparently subjective judgement from a female figure hypothetical coach.
Should it be amortized over some hypothetical useful life, should it be immediately impaired or should the company continue to make assumptions about what a hypothetical market participant would be doing with the asset?
And so when given the same hypothetical $40 billion federal HIV/AIDS budget offered to our panel of experts, we editors at The Advocate chose to make prevention spending our funding priority.
However, the same Bush administration has argued in federal court that it can not only keep under surveillance, but also arrest and indefinitely detain as "enemy combatants," people who have any connection to terrorist suspects, even of a hypothetical variety.
This report summarizes the researchers' findings and includes hypothetical scenarios and assessment questions that police chiefs can use to measure integrity within their departments, as well as strategies to foster officer integrity.
Hypothetical Presidential 2006 Congressional Match up Total Dem.
Like many senior leadership groups, the one in our hypothetical hospital believes the problem lies within their system processes.
A hypothetical model was developed to describe college students' perceptions of career uncertainties, experiences of feeling uncertainty, and coping efficacy toward the uncertainty.
The researchers constructed a hypothetical model of the retinoic acid signal transduction pathway that describes how the 11 genes interrelate.
Hypothetical, Handelman's strongest piece to date, is Kinkade's famous "gate to heaven" motif writ--at almost ten feet wide--comically large.
The National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA: Notre Dame, IN) has published Criminal Litigation and Legal Issues in Criminal Procedure: Readings and Hypothetical Exercises, a new book for both teachers and practitioners.
In each vignette, the hypothetical students were engaged in mathematical problem-solving activities.
However, Aristotle did not discuss such arguments, nor did he call any arguments hypothetical syllogisms.