nonscience

noun
non·​sci·​ence | \ ˌnän-ˈsī-ən(t)s How to pronounce nonscience (audio) \

Definition of nonscience

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: something (such as a discipline) that is not a science

nonscience

adjective

Definition of nonscience (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to fields other than science

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In the 1930s, Popper drew a line between science and nonscience in comparing the work of Albert Einstein with that of Sigmund Freud. Quanta Magazine, "A Fight for the Soul of Science," 16 Dec. 2015

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First Known Use of nonscience

Noun

1855, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1944, in the meaning defined above

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