Metempiricism Met*em*pir"i*cism, n. The science that is concerned with metempirics. [1913 Webster]

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  • metempiricism — ˌmed.+ noun Etymology: metempiric + ism : metempirics * * * metempirˈicism / i sizm/ noun The study of the existence of things beyond the scope of experience (also metempirics) • • • Main Entry: ↑meta * * * metempiricism (mɛtɛmˈpɪrɪsɪz(ə)m …   Useful english dictionary

  • metempiricism — met·empiricism …   English syllables

  • metempirics — metempiricist, n. /met em pir iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the philosophy dealing with the existence of things outside, or beyond, experience. Also, metempiricism. [1874; see METEMPIRIC, ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • metempiric —   a. transcending but associated with empirical knowledge.    ♦ metempiricism, n.    ♦ metempirics, n. study of metempiric ideas …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • metempirics — “+ noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: plural of metempiric : the study of concepts and relationships conceived as beyond and yet related to knowledge gained empirically metempirics sweeps out of this region in search of the… …   Useful english dictionary

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