Of or based on observation rather than experimentation
The definition of experiential is something based on observation, trial-and-error or experience.
The definition of theoretical is something that is based on an assumption or opinion.
Manifested in or involving practice:
Founded on experience; empirical.
Of or containing facts.
Based on, involving, or having the nature of a hypothesis; assumed; supposed
Find another word for empirical. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for empirical, like: observational, empiric, experiential, provable, verifiable, theoretical, qualitative, practical, experimental, analytic and quantitative.