Proven and Theoretical


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Proven adjective – Established beyond doubt.
Theoretical is an antonym for proven.
Nearby Word: prove
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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

Proven is an antonym for theoretical in hypothetical topic.
Nearby Words: theory, theoretic, theoretically, theorist, theoretician
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  • Tabletop Game / Werewolf: The Apocalypse Namely, the Uktena's patron planet is Vulcan, a theoretical body on opposite end of Mercury's orbit, to explain how it revolves so fast, but it's been proven to not actually exist.
  • Appendage Assimilation Theoretical next steps for this practice, which have been proven functional with dogs and other animals, are transplantations of heads, either as a second head or replacing the original one.
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