anti-theoretical

adjective an·ti-the·o·ret·i·cal \ ˌan-tē-ˌthē-ə-ˈre-ti-kəl , -ˌthir-ˈe- , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or antitheoretical

Definition of anti-theoretical

:opposed to theory
  • an antitheoretical bias
  • Kierkegaard, fighting Hegel, attempted to use art itself as an anti-theoretical mystification in order to scare off disciples and promote live thought.
  • —Iris Murdoch

First Known Use of anti-theoretical

1842


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