Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to public spectacles, etc.
  • Making deductions from theory, especially from imperfect theory; theorizing. Also theorical.
  • noun Theory; speculation; that which is theoretical.
  • noun A treatise or part of a treatise containing scientific explanation of phenomena.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Speculation; theory.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the theorica.
  • adjective obsolete Relating to, or skilled in, theory; theoretically skilled.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Old French theorique, probably from Medieval Latin *theōrica, from Ancient Greek θεωρική.

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