: not empiricalnonempirical evidence/beliefsThe … model has been criticized for having a relatively unscientific, nonempirical basis …— Nancy Melucci
Examples of nonempirical in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe enforcement of such nonempirical standards as taste and judgment implies a kind of cultural and aesthetic hierarchy that Silicon Valley’s ruling class embraces ruthlessly but will never admit to countenancing.
Kevin D. Williamson, National Review, 20 Oct. 2019 Each story represents a fresh challenge of how to say things in a nonempirical way.
Hilton Als, The New Yorker, 24 June 2018
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