adjective un·sci·en·tif·ic \ˌən-ˌsī-ən-ˈti-fik\

: not done in a way that agrees with the methods of science : not scientific

Full Definition of UNSCIENTIFIC

:  not scientific: as
a :  not used in scientific work
b :  not being in accord with the principles and methods of science <unscientific management of woodlands> <an unscientific survey>
c :  not showing scientific knowledge or familiarity with scientific methods
un·sci·en·tif·i·cal·ly \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


  1. I conducted an unscientific survey.

First Known Use of UNSCIENTIFIC

circa 1775


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