unscientific

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adjective un·sci·en·tif·ic \ ˌən-ˌsī-ən-ˈti-fik \

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

unscientifically

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Examples of unscientific in a Sentence

  1. I conducted an unscientific survey.

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First Known Use of unscientific

circa 1775


UNSCIENTIFIC Defined for English Language Learners

unscientific

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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

unscientific

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adjective un·sci·en·tif·ic \ ˌən-ˌsī-ən-ˈti-fik \

Definition of unscientific for Students

:not using or applying the methods or principles of science :not scientific
  • an unscientific explanation

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