Antonyms of adj theory-based

1 sense of theory-based

Sense 1
theory-based -- (based in theory rather than experiment; "theory-based arguments and positions")

INDIRECT (VIA theoretical) -> empirical, empiric -- (derived from experiment and observation rather than theory; "an empirical basis for an ethical theory"; "empirical laws"; "empirical data"; "an empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known")

Similarity of adj theory-based

1 sense of theory-based

Sense 1
theory-based -- (based in theory rather than experiment; "theory-based arguments and positions")
       => theoretical (vs. empirical), theoretic -- (concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations; "theoretical science")

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