adjective see pseudoscience

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pseudoscientific — adjective Of, relating to, or employing pseudoscience; not scientific, though perhaps made to seem partially scientific. Many postsecondary educators are concerned about the rising tide of pseudoscientific, fundamentally anti intellectual belief… …   Wiktionary

  • pseudoscientific — See pseudoscience. * * * …   Universalium

  • pseudoscientific — adj. seemingly scientific, posing as scientific …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pseudoscientific — pseu·do·scientific …   English syllables

  • pseudoscientific — pseu do•sci en•tif′ic adj …   From formal English to slang

  • pseudoscientific — adjective based on theories and methods erroneously regarded as scientific • Similar to: ↑unscientific * * * “+ adjective Etymology: pseud + scientific : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a pseudoscience or pseudoscientists …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pseudoscientific language comparison — is a form of pseudoscience that seeks to establish historical connections between languages by pointing out similarities between them. While comparative linguistics also studies the historical relationships of languages, linguistic comparisons… …   Wikipedia

  • Pseudoscientific metrology — Some approaches in the branch of historic metrology are highly speculative and can be qualified as pseudoscience. Interest in ancient metrology was triggered by research into the various Megalith building cultures and the Great Pyramid of… …   Wikipedia

  • List of pseudosciences and pseudoscientific concepts — This is a list of fields of endeavor and concepts regarded as pseudoscientific by organizations within the international scientific community or by notable skeptical organizations. The existence of such expressed opinions suffices for inclusion… …   Wikipedia

  • pseudoscience — pseudoscientific /sooh doh suy euhn tif ik/, adj. pseudoscientifically, adv. pseudoscientist, n. /sooh doh suy euhns/, n. any of various methods, theories, or systems, as astrology, psychokinesis, or clairvoyance, considered as having no… …   Universalium

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