An example of hypothetical is a plan based on something that would never happen.
OK, let's consider this possibility then—just as a hypothetical.
A hypothetical situation.
The hypothetical meaning of a clause beginning with if.
A hypothetical mind.
These hypotheticals serve no purpose until we have more information.
Origin of hypothetical
- From Greek hupothetikos from hupothetos placed under, supposed from hupotithenai to suppose hypothesis
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek ὑποθετικός (hupothetikos)