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1. philosophical

adjective. ['ˌfɪləˈsɑːfɪkəl'] of or relating to philosophy or philosophers.

Antonyms

  • moving

Etymology

  • -ical (English)
  • philosophy (English)
  • philosophie (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Philosophical Theory

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Sentences with philosophical-theory


1. Noun Phrase
Idealism is a philosophical theory that stresses the importance of mental activity.

2. philosophical

adjective. ['ˌfɪləˈsɑːfɪkəl'] characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment.

Synonyms

  • philosophic

Antonyms

  • unemotionality
  • passionate

Etymology

  • -ical (English)
  • philosophy (English)
  • philosophie (Anglo-Norman)

3. theory-based

adjective. based in theory rather than experiment.

Synonyms

  • theoretic

Antonyms

  • applied
  • data-based

4. M-theory

noun. (particle physics) a theory that involves an eleven-dimensional universe in which the weak and strong forces and gravity are unified and to which all the string theories belong.

Synonyms

  • theoretical account
  • string theory
  • framework

Antonyms

  • unworthy

5. theory

noun. ['ˈθɪri, ˈθiːɝi'] a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena.

Synonyms

  • structural anthropology
  • reductionism
  • atomic theory
  • holistic theory
  • law of nature
  • theory of preformation
  • possibility
  • atomist theory
  • field theory
  • law
  • scientific theory
  • explanation
  • atomism
  • atomistic theory
  • preformation
  • holism
  • hypothesis
  • blastogenesis
  • structural sociology
  • economic theory

Antonyms

  • atomism
  • corpuscular theory of light
  • wave theory
  • wave theory of light

Etymology

  • theoria (Latin)
  • θεωρία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. theory

noun. ['ˈθɪri, ˈθiːɝi'] a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena.

Synonyms

  • supposition
  • historicism
  • hypothesis
  • possibility
  • conception
  • model
  • theoretical account
  • supposal
  • concept
  • gemmule
  • framework
  • speculation
  • conjecture
  • construct
  • assumption

Antonyms

  • synthesis
  • impossible
  • impossibility
  • nonexistence

Etymology

  • theoria (Latin)
  • θεωρία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. theory

noun. ['ˈθɪri, ˈθiːɝi'] a belief that can guide behavior.

Synonyms

  • egoism
  • jumble
  • patchwork
  • belief

Antonyms

  • possible
  • nonbeing
  • civil law
  • international law

Etymology

  • theoria (Latin)
  • θεωρία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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