counterfactual definition

  • adjective:
    • Running contrary to the reality: "Cold war historiography vividly illustrates the way the collection of the counterfactual question is expected generally anticipates the specified solution” ( Timothy Garton Ash).
    • As opposed to the facts; false.
    • contrary to reality; -- of assertions, some ideas, presumptions.
    • going counter on realities (usually as a hypothesis)
    • Running unlike the reality: "Cool war historiography clearly illustrates the way the collection of the counterfactual question is expected generally speaking anticipates the specified answer” ( Timothy Garton Ash).
    • despite the facts; untrue.
    • contrary to fact; -- of assertions, some ideas, presumptions.
    • going counter towards realities (usually as a hypothesis)
  • noun:
    • A claim, theory, or any other belief this is certainly contrary to the reality.
    • A claim, theory, or any other belief that's unlike the facts.

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