Thesaurus / notional
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General maxims, unless they be formed upon both, will be but notional, v.10.

Essay on ManAlexander Pope

The governments of these smoking nations are not likely to be notional on that matter.

But ships are notional, and these expectations are sometimes dashed.

The physical philosopher studies not merely the Matter, but the Form or notional Essence even more (a. 17).

AristotleGeorge Grote

Sometimes, dynamite will work all right for such a purpose, but it is notional stuff and can not be depended upon merely to burn.

Dynamite StoriesHudson Maxim

There is nothing but the lamp of profession, and the dry wick of a nominal, notional, head belief.

The Lord's ComingC. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh

So also the Understanding possesses the notional as connecting into a totality.

Cursing himself for a notional fool, Carl jerked the candlestick from the fire and beat out the flames.

Diane of the Green VanLeona Dalrymple

"He always was a notional little man," the women said, on hearing this.

When he's sort of wild and notional by nature and traps set for him?

Under the LawEdwina Stanton Babcock

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