Definition of hypothetic:
suppositional, theoretical, belief, real, presumptive, supposed, sibyllic, hypothetical, transcendental, alleged, inferential, supposititious, theoretic, suppositious, divinatory, abstract, sibylline, transcendent, vatical, so-called, vatic, suppositive, mantic, conjectural, ideal.
Comet lank and melancholic - Orbit shocking parabolic- Seen for a little in the sky Of the world of sympathy- Seldom failing when predicted, Coming most when most restricted, Dragging a nebulous tail with thee Of hypothetic vagrancy- Of vagrants large, and vagrants small, Vagrants scarce visible at all!- "What's Mine's Mine V1", George MacDonald.
- "Essay on the Creative Imagination", Th. Ribot.
It was not that she looked upon him as a possible lover- she had sense enough to know that almost any man might be that- he was a hypothetic lover, and in view of the assumption it behooved her to give careful observation to everything in him, herself, or others, which might bear upon the ensuing argument.- "The Girl at Cobhurst", Frank Richard Stockton.