What is the opposite of actual?

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Adjective
Opposite of existing in reality or as a matter of fact
“Not surprisingly, a majority would not sign a blank cheque for a hypothetical war.”
Adjective
Opposite of existing at the present time
“They never invaded, but Napoleon's troops received careful and invaluable training for future military operations.”
Adjective
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.”
Adjective
Opposite of real and exactly what it appears to be
“We were surprised at the amount of fake merchandise available for sale.”
Adjective
Opposite of actually being or existing
“I remember a time as a child when I immersed myself in an imaginary world of made-up creatures.”
Adjective
Opposite of something precise or exact
“We cannot let you through because you have provided improper documents to verify your identity.”
Adjective
Opposite of material or actual as opposed to spiritual or incorporeal
Adjective
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.”
Adjective
Opposite of recorded as actually having happened
Adjective
Opposite of of the same origin as claimed
“This is not the first time he has presented us with plagiarized work.”
Adjective
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.”
Adjective
Opposite of providing a conclusion or finality to something
“In two words, Milton's case against censorship is inconclusive and qualified.”
Adjective
Opposite of here and now
Adjective
Opposite of free from exaggeration or distortion
Adjective
Opposite of basic or fundamental
Adjective
(of a broadcast) Opposite of transmitted at the time of occurrence
“Their morning show was a recorded broadcast from previous months.”
Adjective
Opposite of not open to question
Adjective
Opposite of having all its feathers
Adjective
Opposite of direct, without intermediate stages
Adjective
Opposite of a stated certainty
“Kris wanted so desperately to trust Jim, but was uncertain of his motives.”
Adjective
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.”
Adjective
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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