Her interest is more than theoretical, and she funds numerous forensic organizations around the country.
In their hands, conservatism ceased to be a theoretical oddity or academic exercise.
Physically, everything happens as if the theoretical zero was really a beginning.
1610s, from Late Latin theoreticus "of or pertaining to theory," from Greek theoretikos "contemplative, pertaining to theory" (by Aristotle contrasted to praktikos), from theoretos "that may be seen or considered," from theorein "to consider, look at" (see theory). Related: Theoretically.
theoretical the·o·ret·i·cal (thē'ə-rět'ĭ-kəl)
Of, relating to, or based on theory.
Restricted to theory; not practical.