Definitions of notional
  1. adjective
    being of the nature of a notion or concept
    “to improve notional comprehension”
    “a notional response to the question”
    synonyms: conceptional, ideational
    existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment
  2. adjective
    not based on fact or investigation
    “a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs”
    synonyms: speculative
    theoretic, theoretical
    concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations
  3. adjective
    not based on fact; unreal
    “to create a notional world for oneself”
    synonyms: fanciful, imaginary
    lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria
  4. adjective
    indulging in or influenced by fancy
    “all the notional vagaries of childhood”
    synonyms: fanciful, whimsical
    creative, originative
    having the ability or power to create
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