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Many were unwilling to bear the present-day cost of preparing for future hypotheticals.

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For example, says Pérez Ríos, positronium’s energy levels could be affected by a hypothetical axion-like particle.

Many of these ideas attempt to recast gravity in the language of quantum mechanics, where hypothetical particles called gravitons carry the gravitational force.

Titled “What I would do with GPT-3 if I had no ethics,” it described his process as a hypothetical.

The XENON1T team suggested that the low-energy events could be due to solar axions, hypothetical particles with no electric charge that could be produced in the sun.

Not because she disagrees with a hypothetical future president, or because she simply likes the robe.

It's a long trip, to be sure, illustrated here with the hypothetical slang "couch."

A hypothetical history of how words become part of the colloquial lexicon.

Really, that fear factor is an indictment of who we are—not an indictment of some hypothetical alien species.

But Jamelle,” asks a hypothetical objector, “How would we keep government spending in check?

He called them all "Mister," and occasionally flattered them by presenting a hypothetical case for their consideration.

In the preceding example the two together form a complete and consistent, though hypothetical, explanation of the facts concerned.

It was a hypothetical condition which he had never even considered.

We must besides remark that the meaning of the lines is purely hypothetical.

This is a matter which I cannot discuss further, more especially in view of the fact that the whole idea is too hypothetical.


On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hypothetical, such as: debatable, imaginary, problematic, speculative, theoretical, and vague.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.