Definition for THE-O-RET'IC, or THE-O-RET'IC-AL

THE-O-RET'IC, or THE-O-RET'IC-AL, a. [Gr. θεωρητικος. See Theory.]

Pertaining to theory; depending on theory or speculation; speculative; terminating in theory or speculation; not practical; as, theoretical learning, theoretic sciences. The sciences are divided into theoretical, as theology, philosophy and the like, and practical, as medicine and law.

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