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- adj. Concerned with theories or hypotheses rather than with practical matters.
- adj. Existing only in theory, not proven in reality.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to theory; depending on, or confined to, theory or speculation; speculative; terminating in theory or speculation: not practical
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as theoretical.
- n. Same as theoretics.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations
From Late Latin theōrēticus, from Ancient Greek θεωρητικός. (Wiktionary)