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

Examples of nonscience in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Caldwell, who holds a degree in environmental biology from Governors State University, said nonscience types needn’t be intimidated by worm farming’s emphasis on proper temperature, humidity, aeration and pH. Dennis Sullivan, chicagotribune.com, 9 Dec. 2020 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, 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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“Nonscience.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonscience. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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