Intellectual and Theoretical


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Intellectual adjective – Much given to learning and thinking.
Theoretical is a synonym for intellectual in rational topic. In some cases you can use "Theoretical" instead an adjective "Intellectual".
Nearby Words: intellect, intellection, intellectuality, intellective, intellectually
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Theoretical adjective – Existing only as an assumption or speculation.
Usage example: the merits of the new testing procedures are purely theoretical, since no one has ever used them before

Intellectual is a synonym for theoretical in hypothetical topic. You can use "Intellectual" instead an adjective "Theoretical".
Nearby Words: theory, theoretic, theoretically, theorist, theoretician
Synonyms for Theoretical

Things that words describes

understanding intellectual understanding theoretical understanding
ability intellectual ability theoretical ability
power intellectual power theoretical power
knowledge intellectual knowledge theoretical knowledge
Other nouns: level, side, discussion, debate, works.
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