The definition of hypothetical is something that is assumed or based on theory.(adjective)
An example of hypothetical is a plan based on something that would never happen.
See hypothetical in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < Gr hypothetikos (< hypothesis) + -al
See hypothetical in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Greek hupothetikos
Origin: , from hupothetos, placed under, supposed
Origin: , from hupotithenai, to suppose; see hypothesis.
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