Definition of theoretic in English:

theoretic

Syllabification: the·o·ret·ic
Pronunciation: /THēəˈretik
 
/

adjective

  • another term for theoretical.
    More example sentences
    • Donald added: ‘the switch from a predominantly narrative mode of thought to a predominantly analytic or theoretic mode apparently requires a wrenching cultural transformation’.
    • Many physicians use solutions that contain dextrose; however, it may be advisable to give thiamine first, because of the theoretic risk of Wernicke's encephalopathy.
    • Many anecdotal reports and theoretic and research articles have been published on the psychological effects of spontaneous abortion.

Origin

early 17th century (in the sense 'conjectural'): via late Latin from Greek theōrētikos, from theōrētos 'that may be seen', from theōrein (see theorem).

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