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empirical

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empiric

Synonyms and Antonyms of empirical

  1. 1 based on observation or experience guidelines for raising children that are based on empirical evidence Synonyms of empirical existential, experiential, experimental, objective, observational Words Related to empirical actual, factual, genuine, hard, material, real; accepted, established, tried, tried-and-true; indisputable, undeniable; demonstrable, provable, verifiable Near Antonyms of empirical conjectural, hypothetical, speculative; unproven, unsubstantiated; metaphysical, transcendentalist, visionary Antonyms of empirical nonempirical, theoretical (also theoretic), unempirical

  2. 2 capable of being proven as true or real a philosopher who does not regard “God exists” as an empirical statement Synonyms of empirical checkable, confirmable, demonstrable, verifiable (also empiric), provable, supportable, sustainableWords Related to empirical certifiable, documentable, well-founded; defensible, excusable, justifiable, vindicable, warrantable; alleged, assumed, conjectured, guessed, presumed, surmised, suspectedNear Antonyms of empirical debatable, disprovable, disputable, refutableAntonyms of empirical indemonstrable, insupportable, unprovable, unsupportable, unsustainable, unverifiable


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