Definition of Hypothetic

1. Adjective. Based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence. "Hypothetical situation"




Definition of Hypothetic

1. a. 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.

Definition of Hypothetic

1. Adjective. based on hypothesis or theory; hypothetical ¹

2. Adjective. existing as an abstract concept rather than a concrete reality ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypothetic

hypothermias
hypothermic
hypothermic anaesthesia
hypotheses
hypothesis
hypothesise
hypothesised
hypothesises
hypothesising
hypothesize
hypothesized
hypothesizer
hypothesizers
hypothesizes
hypothesizing
hypothetic (current term)
hypothetical
hypothetical creature
hypothetical imperative
hypothetical mean organism
hypothetical mean strain
hypothetical taxonomic unit
hypothetically
hypotheticals
hypothetick
hypothetist
hypothetists
hypothrombinaemia
hypothrombinemia
hypothromboplastinaemia

Literary usage of Hypothetic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hermathena by Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland) (1907)
"THE hypothetic VARIABLE. WHEN a variable (standing for any real finite ... But it represents a hypothetic variable because z"1 is to be replaced by + i, ..."

2. The Science and Philosophy of the Organism: The Gifford Lectures Delivered by Hans Driesch (1908)
"THE ACTIVE STORING OF CONTINGENT VARIATIONS AS A hypothetic PRINCIPLE This point will come out more fully, if now we turn to study a certain group of ..."

3. The Evolution of Man: A Popular Exposition of the Principal Points of Human by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1903)
"... Modification of Palin genesis,—The Method of Phylogeny based on the Method of Geology.— hypothetic Completion of ..."

4. Metaphysical Inquiry Into Method, Objects, and Result of Ancient and Modern by Isaac Preston Cory (1833)
"... are built upon false principles, and are merely hypothetic systems. It is common in all philosophical treatises, to say something upon a general ..."

5. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"hypothetic, I a. Conditional, that involves an hypothetical, ) hypothesis, conjectural. Hysteria, п. (Меа.) Hysterics. Hysterie, (к, I. Spasmodic. ..."

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