- relating to the meaning expressed by a linguistic form.
- having full lexical meaning, in contrast to relational.
Origin of notional
Examples from the Web for notional
Contemporary Examples of notional
Panetta was no fan of Blair, whom he called his “notional boss” inside the intelligence community.Obama’s Ex-CIA Chief Slams White House for ‘Hesitation and Half Steps’
October 3, 2014
Once, in a moment of grace, I allowed myself to imagine a notional platform for such a party.Yair Lapid's Historic Opportunity
January 24, 2013
The nation bleeds but we seem to have a president for whom emotion is notional.The Tiger Binge
December 16, 2009
Illiquidity was not a problem when notional prices went up in the boom years.
When credit became less available in the financial meltdown, these alternative investments rapidly shed their notional value.
Historical Examples of notional
General maxims, unless they be formed upon both, will be but notional, v.10.Essay on Man
But ships are notional, and these expectations are sometimes dashed.
When the sense of God's authority over us is practical, and not notional only.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)
When he's sort of wild and notional by nature and traps set for him?Under the Law
Edwina Stanton Babcock
The Form stands first, the Matter second, not in time, but in notional presentation.Aristotle
- (of a word) having lexical meaning
- another word for semantic