pseudoscience

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pseu·do·sci·ence

 (so͞o′dō-sī′əns)
n.
A theory, methodology, or practice that is considered to be without scientific foundation.

pseu′do·sci′en·tif′ic (-ən-tĭf′ĭk) adj.
pseu′do·sci′en·tist n.
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pseudoscience

(ˌsjuːdəʊˈsaɪəns)
n
a discipline or approach that pretends to be or has a close resemblance to science
ˌpseudoˌscienˈtific adj
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pseudoscience - an activity resembling science but based on fallacious assumptions
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
alchemy - a pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times
fallacy, false belief - a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning
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Translations
pavědapseudověda
Pseudowissenschaft
pseudociencia
áltudomány

pseudoscience

[ˈsjuːdəʊˌsaɪəns] npseudoscienza
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