unscientific
adjective Date: circa 1775 not scientific: as a. not used in scientific work b. not being in accord with the principles and methods of science <
unscientific management of woodlands
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an unscientific survey
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c. not showing scientific knowledge or familiarity with scientific methods • unscientifically adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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