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What is the opposite of actual?

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Opposite of existing in reality or as a matter of fact
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“Not surprisingly, a majority would not sign a blank cheque for a hypothetical war.”
Opposite of existing at the present time
“They never invaded, but Napoleon's troops received careful and invaluable training for future military operations.”
Opposite of used as an intensifier to emphasize a following noun
“I have given an approximate figure showing an eventual decrease in employment from 11,000, to 8,000.”
Opposite of authentic or genuine, not counterfeit
Opposite of not open to question or debate
Opposite of that which is material, tangible, or physical
Opposite of free from exaggeration or distortion
Opposite of something precise or exact
“We cannot let you through because you have provided improper documents to verify your identity.”
Opposite of concerned with what is actually the case based on historical facts
Opposite of existing independently of the mind
“Four categories of irrational beliefs are defined, representing thinking modes which are nonempirical and reflect an absolutistic view of reality.”
Opposite of of the same origin as claimed
“This is not the first time he has presented us with plagiarized work.”
Opposite of relating to or existing at the present time
“My future plan is to have a basketball camp in every state for young underprivileged girls.”
Opposite of having an actual physical presence
Opposite of providing a conclusion or finality to something
“In two words, Milton's case against censorship is inconclusive and qualified.”
Opposite of basic or fundamental
“Most forms are somewhat thick-walled and are generally finished simply, even cursorily, with few extraneous details or surface treatments.”
(of a broadcast) Opposite of transmitted at the time of occurrence
“Their morning show was a recorded broadcast from previous months.”
Opposite of direct, without intermediate stages
Opposite of being certain or convinced about a fact
“Kris wanted so desperately to trust Jim, but was uncertain of his motives.”
Opposite of living or still in existence
Opposite of legally binding due to having been executed in compliance with the law
“He's been detained in Japan since mid-July, when he was nabbed for traveling with an invalid passport.”
Opposite of so nearly the case that it can be regarded as so
“Please be aware of what you need to do in the unlikely event of an emergency.”
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