Definitions

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  • adj. theoretical

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Theoretic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as theoric.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Interessting question but in the pastoral praxis of the liturgical celebration with non-catholics people it's hard to apply some theorical good concept.

    Holy Communion and Prime Ministers

  • So from 1850 to 1950 the US economy was essentially the theorical system you advocate.

    Confession of a Broken Planner, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The theory you are advancing is not some theorical construction that has never existed.

    The Fear Factor, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • And theorical and hypothetical consequences are poor excuse to deny real rights to real people who, despite what you seem to think, really are suffering, mentally and emotionally, are being thrown out of their homes, are being beaten to death, are committing suicide rather than come out, and all of this is a direct consequence of what you advocate.

    In Which I am asked by LDS Church Representatives to Support Prop 8 Canvassing Efforts | Mind on Fire

  • Avarice, which is not only infidelity, but idolatry, either from covetous progeny or questuary11 education, had no root in his breast, who made good works the expression of his faith, and was big with desires unto public and lasting charities; and surely where good wishes and charitable intentions exceed abilities, theorical beneficency may be more than

    Letter to a Friend

  • The mental state of these theorical guys will make sure that the next few years are going to be as conflict laden as the previous 8.

    The Venezuelan election of 2006: Chavez plans?

  • Avarice, which is not only infidelity but idolatry, either from covetous progeny or questuary education, had no root in his breast, who made good works the expression of his faith, and was big with desires unto public and lasting charities; and surely, where good wishes and charitable intentions exceed abilities, theorical beneficency may be more than a dream.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 6

  • Speculative misapprehensions may be innocuous, but immorality pernicious; theorical mistakes and physical deviations may condemn our judgments, not lead us into judgment.

    Christian Morals

  • In this CFF Award winning Film, Russia steals some of the United States's blueprints to a theorical weapon of infathomable power, in order to gain the upperhand in an arms race to develop the ultimate end all, be all, weapon and a ninja spy is sent in to prevent them from returning to their former glory.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Avarice, which is not only infidelity, but idolatry, either from covetous progeny or questuary [III. 11] education, had no root in his breast, who made good works the expression of his faith, and was big with desires unto public and lasting charities; and surely where good wishes and charitable intentions exceed abilities, theorical beneficency may be more than a dream.

    Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend

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