pseudoscience(redirected from Fraudulent science)
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A theory, methodology, or practice that is considered to be without scientific foundation.
pseu′do·sci′en·tif′ic (-ən-tĭf′ĭk) adj.
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a discipline or approach that pretends to be or has a close resemblance to science
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|Noun||1.||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
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