nonscientific

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See also: non-scientific

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ scientific

Adjective[edit]

nonscientific (not comparable)

  1. Not scientific, or lacking scientific rigor.

Usage notes[edit]

Nonscientific can be used as a neutral description (e.g., "A ceremony is a nonscientific activity"), or as disparaging term that implies intellectual deficiencies, as seen from the speaker's viewpoint (e.g., "That alternative medicine product is nonscientific").