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Word: hypothetical

Definition: based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis


Sentences Containing 'hypothetical'

In a word, if we proceed not upon some fact, present to the memory or senses, our reasonings would be merely hypothetical; and however the particular links might be connected with each other, the whole chain of inferences would have nothing to support it, nor could we ever, by its means, arrive at the knowledge of any real existence.
Now this hypothetical liberty is universally allowed to belong to every one who is not a prisoner and in chains.

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