Assumed and Hypothetical


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Assumed adjective – Appearing to be true on the basis of evidence that may or may not be confirmed.
Hypothetical is a synonym for assumed in false topic. In some cases you can use "Hypothetical" instead an adjective "Assumed", when it comes to topics like supposed, expected, taken for granted.
Nearby Words: assumption, assuming
Synonyms for Assumed


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Hypothetical adjective – Existing only as an assumption or speculation.
Usage example: we talked about what we would do in various hypothetical emergencies

Assumed is a synonym for hypothetical in supposed topic. You can use "Assumed" instead an adjective "Hypothetical", if it concerns topics such as theoretical, false.
Nearby Words: hypothesis, hypothetic
Synonyms for Hypothetical

Things that words describes

reaction assumed reaction hypothetical reaction
death assumed death hypothetical death
success assumed success hypothetical success
aliens assumed aliens hypothetical aliens

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  • In Peanuts, Schroeder says this verbatim about Lucy when Lucy and Linus (temporarily) move away: when she had tried to tell him that her family was moving, he had assumed it was hypothetical, more of her usual attempts to pester him into saying he likes her.
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Hypothetical or Assumed. 2016. Accessed March 06, 2021.

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