NOTIONAL

notional

1. [Adjective]: having descriptive value as distinguished from syntactic category; "sex is a notional category; gender is a syntactic one"

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

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

4. not based on fact; dubious; "the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt; "a small child''s imaginary friends"; "her imagined fame"; "to create a notional world for oneself"

5. being (or 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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