pata·​physics | \ ¦patə+\

Definition of pataphysics

: intricate and whimsical nonsense intended as a parody of science

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Other Words from pataphysics

pataphysical \ "+ \ adjective
pataphysician \ "+ \ noun

First Known Use of pataphysics

1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pataphysics

French pataphysique, alteration of métaphysique metaphysics

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to form ideas or theories about something

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