Synonyms of notional


1. fanciful, imaginary, notional, unreal (vs. real)

usage: not based on fact; unreal; "the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt; "a small child's imaginary friends"; "to create a notional world for oneself"

2. notional, speculative, theoretical (vs. empirical), theoretic

usage: not based on fact or investigation; "a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs"; "speculative knowledge"

3. fanciful, notional, creative (vs. uncreative), originative

usage: indulging in or influenced by fancy; "a fanciful mind"; "all the notional vagaries of childhood"

4. conceptional, ideational, notional, abstract (vs. concrete)

usage: being of the nature of a notion or concept; "a plan abstract and conceptional"; "to improve notional comprehension"; "a notional response to the question"

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Definition and meaning of notional (Dictionary)