Origin of hypothetical
OTHER WORDS FROM hypotheticalhy·po·thet·i·cal·ly, adverbun·hy·po·thet·i·cal, adjective
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How to use hypothetical in a sentence
Many were unwilling to bear the present-day cost of preparing for future hypotheticals.COVID-19 and climate change expose the dangers of unstable supply chains|matthewheimer|August 27, 2020|Fortune
For example, says Pérez Ríos, positronium’s energy levels could be affected by a hypothetical axion-like particle.A measurement of positronium’s energy levels confounds scientists|Emily Conover|August 24, 2020|Science News
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.An unexpected result from a dark matter experiment may signal new particles|Emily Conover|June 17, 2020|Science News
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.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
In the preceding example the two together form a complete and consistent, though hypothetical, explanation of the facts concerned.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
It was a hypothetical condition which he had never even considered.The Daffodil Mystery|Edgar Wallace
We must besides remark that the meaning of the lines is purely hypothetical.My Recollections of Lord Byron|Teresa Guiccioli
This is a matter which I cannot discuss further, more especially in view of the fact that the whole idea is too hypothetical.The Sexual Life of the Child|Albert Moll