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Synonyms of empiricism

Noun


1. empiricism, empiricist philosophy, sensationalism, philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory

usage: (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge derives from experience

2. empiricism, investigation, investigating

usage: the application of empirical methods in any art or science

3. quackery, empiricism, medical practice

usage: medical practice and advice based on observation and experience in ignorance of scientific findings

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