Synonyms for notional

Synonyms for (adjective) notional

Synonyms: notional, ideational, conceptional

Definition: being of the nature of a notion or concept

Usage: a plan abstract and conceptional; to improve notional comprehension; a notional response to the question

Similar words: abstract

Definition: existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment

Usage: abstract words like `truth' and `justice'


Synonyms: notional, fanciful

Definition: indulging in or influenced by fancy

Usage: a fanciful mind; all the notional vagaries of childhood

Similar words: creative, originative

Definition: having the ability or power to create

Usage: a creative imagination


Synonyms: speculative, notional

Definition: not based on fact or investigation

Usage: a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs; speculative knowledge

Similar words: theoretic, theoretical

Definition: concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations

Usage: theoretical science


Synonyms: notional, fanciful, imaginary

Definition: not based on fact; unreal

Usage: the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties- F.D.Roosevelt; a small child's imaginary friends; to create a notional world for oneself

Similar words: unreal

Definition: lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria

Usage: ghosts and other unreal entities; unreal propaganda serving as news