Empiricism Definition

ĕm-pîrĭ-sĭzəm
noun
Experimental method; search for knowledge by observation and experiment.
Webster's New World
The theory that sense experience is the only source of knowledge.
Webster's New World
An empirical conclusion.
American Heritage Medicine
Quackery.
Webster's New World
A disregarding of scientific methods and relying solely on experience.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Empiricism

Noun

Singular:
empiricism
Plural:
empiricisms

Origin of Empiricism

  • from Ancient Greek ἐμπειρία (empeiria, “experience”)

    From Wiktionary

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