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Adjective: notional  now-shu-nul
  1. Not based on fact; existing only in the imagination
    "to create a notional world for oneself";
    - fanciful, imaginary
  2. Not based on fact or investigation
    "a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs";
    - speculative
  3. Indulging in or influenced by fancy
    "all the notional vagaries of childhood";
    - fanciful
  4. Being of the nature of a notion or concept
    "to improve notional comprehension"; "a notional response to the question";
    - conceptional, ideational

See also: abstract, creative, originative, theoretic, theoretical, unreal

Encyclopedia: Notional