Definition of theoreticist in English:

theoreticist

adjective

rare
  • Focusing upon theoretical matters and knowledge rather than practical matters and experience; advocating the belief that theoretical knowledge can be regarded independently of experience.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Philosophy: the journal of the British Institute of Philosophy. From theoretic + -ist, perhaps originally after Italian teoreticista.

Pronunciation

theoreticist

/ˌθɪəˈrɛtɪsɪst/