hypothetically

[ hahy-puh-thet-i-klee ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈθɛt ɪ kli /

adverb

according to what is assumed as a premise in an argument:Hypothetically, without friction or other resistance a toy car on a track could cruise along indefinitely, provided it never went higher than its starting point.
in a way that is theoretically possible but not proven; conjecturally; speculatively:Hypothetically, these nanobots would be able to traverse any type of terrain and would therefore be ideal for exploration missions on other planets.While hypothetically this could be the case, you appear to have no evidence to support it.
according to what is assumed or imagined; supposedly: I do legal transcription and hypothetically clean the house while my children are at school.

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Origin of hypothetically

OTHER WORDS FROM hypothetically

un·hy·po·thet·i·cal·ly, adverb
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