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From Ancient Greek [Term?]. See thesis and compare hypothetical.


thetical (comparative more thetical, superlative most thetical)

  1. Laid down; absolute or positive, like a law.
    • 1662, Henry More, The Defence of the Moral Cabbala
      eating of the fruit, was merely Thetical or positive, not Indispensable and Natural

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for thetical in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)