1. The method or practice of an empiric; pursuit of knowledge by observation and experiment.
    • 1951 January 1, Albert Einstein, letter to Maurice Solovine, as published in Letters to Solovine (1993)
      I have found no better expression than "religious" for confidence in the rational nature of reality.... Whenever this feeling is absent, science degenerates into uninspired empiricism.
  2. Specifically, a practice of medicine founded on mere experience, without the aid of science or a knowledge of principles; ignorant and unscientific practice.
  3. The philosophical theory which attributes the origin of all our knowledge to experience.


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10 letters in word "empiricism": C E I I I M M P R S.

No anagrams for empiricism found in this word list.