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The meaning of "Hypothetical" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does What is "hypotheticals" mean? mean?
A: Situations that aren’t reality, but either might become reality, or that are helpful in thinking about concepts

To give an extreme example: a zombie apocalypse. This is clearly not reality. But within this situation, you can think about what /might/ happen if it were reality
Q: What does "He talked in hypotheticals, tossing what-if scenarios to Rosen" mean?
A: he made several assumptions about a certain topic
Q: What does hypothetical mean?
A: Hypotheticals are possible situations, statements or questions about something imaginary rather than something real.
for example in a conversation,
"who knows, if gets married next year what would you do"
this question is a hypothetical question. the above situation is not going to happen for sure but what if happens. hope you get it.🤓

Example sentences using "Hypothetical"

Q: Please show me example sentences with hypothetical .
A: Hypothetically, I could create a time machine, but in reality it wouldn't work.
One hypothetical scenario is the trolley problem.
Q: Please show me example sentences with hypothetical
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A: - This is a hypothetical question.
- she described a hypothetical case to clarify her point.
hope this helps ☺

Synonyms of "Hypothetical" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between hypothetical and theoretical ?
A: Hypothetical stems from "hypothesis," an idea someone has grounded in fact or observation that is untested.

Theoretical stems from "theory," a thoroughly tested and peer-reviewed idea or series of ideas explaining any sort of behavior, phenomena, practice etc.

So, the difference is that "hypothetical" is supposed, not tested, and possibly false, while "theoretical" is often very strong in the minds of academics, scientists and other establishments.

"'Schrodinger's Cat refers to the hypothetical state of a cat inside a box. We are unable to determine if it's alive or dead without directly observing it, so it is treated as both until then."

"Theoretical Physics might be a derisive term in the eyes of non-academics, but the professionals engage in it take it very seriously and support all their ideas with immutable mathematical concepts."

HOWEVER:
In common use, "theoretical" is commonly misused to the point where it's accepted to have the same meaning as "hypothetical" in day-to-day, non academic or scientific speech.

Thus, we use expressions such as
"Well, it's just a theory." (It makes sense that it didn't actually work, it's only a theory.)
"Time to put theory to practice." (It's time to test the theory with an experiment.)

Theoretically, we shouldn't use the words the same way. But, many people simply aren't as familiar with the term "hypothesis," and it's also more of a chore to say, so they just say "theory."
Q: What is the difference between hypothetical and imaginary ?
A: hypothetical seems a bit more realistic than imaginary.

In this hypothetical situation, I would act differently.

In her imaginary world, she would be the queen.

Hope this helps :P
Q: What is the difference between hypothetical and imaginary ?
A: Hypothetical: kinda like 예를 들다,
Imaginary: 상상한 것

Translations of "Hypothetical"

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