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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HYPOTHETIC

Either after us, or about to be, was the hypothetic form of my conjecture.

The walk was long enough to give me time for many a hypothetic calculation.

He left his hypothetic sentence unfinished, and relapsed into silence.

Although this too hypothetic conception is now forgotten, it is sufficient for our purposes.

It is very frequently employed in hypothetic and contingent propositions; e. g.

Perhaps a touch of hypothetic jealousy now helped to heighten the effect.

Plasma of reserve was the name bestowed on these hypothetic arrangements.

Try it as a hypothetic case before you are forced to apply it.

An improved and enlarged edition of this hypothetic "Progonotaxis hominis" was published in 1908, in my essay Unsere Ahnenreihe.

He was acting on hypothetic grounds, but this was the sort of action that had the keenest interest for his diplomatic mind.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from Greek hypothetikos "pertaining to a hypothesis," from hypothesis (see hypothesis). Related: Hypothetically; hypothetic.

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