unempirical

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adjective un·em·pir·i·cal \ˌən-im-ˈpir-i-kəl, -em-\

Definition of unempirical

  1. :  not based on observation or experience :  not empirical … propounds an absolutist and decidedly unempirical view, that thinkers are prisoners of the historical epoch in which they write … — Peter Berkowitz

unempirically

play \ˌən-im-ˈpir-i-k(ə-)lē, -em-\ adverb

1831

First Known Use of unempirical

1831


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