anti-science

noun
an·​ti-sci·​ence | \ˌan-tē-ˈsī-ən(t)s, ˌan-tī-\
variants: or less commonly antiscience

Definition of anti-science 

: a set or system of attitudes and beliefs that are opposed to or reject science and scientific methods and principles And for a show even remotely about news—as well as a groundbreaking newswoman like Walters—to legitimize McCarthy's dangerous antiscience … is irresponsible and shameful.— James Poniewozik

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anti-science or less commonly antiscience adjective
an anti-science bias … many currents of irrational, anti-science, anti-intellectual feelings that arise partly from fears and partly from reaction to errors or arrogance among scientists. — Edmund Fuller
anti-scientific or less commonly antiscientific \ˌan-​tē-​ˌsī-​ən-​ˈti-​fik, ˌan-​tī-​ \ adjective
anti-scientific attitudes

First Known Use of anti-science

1911, in the meaning defined above

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