The`o*ret"ic (?), The`o*ret"ic*al (?), a. [Gr. : cf. L. theoreticus, F. th'eor'etique.]

Pertaining to theory; depending on, or confined to, theory or speculation; speculative; terminating in theory or speculation: not practical; as, theoretical learning; theoretic sciences.

-- The`o*ret"ic*al*ly, adv.

 

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