Definition of unscientific
: not scientific : not based on or exhibiting scientific knowledge or scientific methodology : not in accord with the principles and methods of science an unscientific survey unscientfic claims an unscientific approach
unscientificallyplay \ˌən-ˌsī-ən-ˈti-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of unscientific in a Sentence
I conducted an unscientific survey.
Recent Examples of unscientific from the Web
In an unscientific survey along San Francisco’s Market Street one night last week, most cyclists had front lights and weak red reflectors on the back (as required by law), but no side lights.
Enough to turn to an unscientific study from U-Haul as a rebuttal to the U.S. Census Bureau report that found Chicago was the only major city in the country to lose population in 2016.
The results of our totally unscientific reader survey are in.
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First Known Use of unscientific
UNSCIENTIFIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unscientific for English Language Learners
: not done in a way that agrees with the methods of science : not scientific
UNSCIENTIFIC Defined for Kids
Definition of unscientific for Students
: not using or applying the methods or principles of science : not scientific an unscientific explanation
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