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an unscientific system of knowledge, or knowledge based on traditions and beliefs rather than proven fact, such as astrology
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a supposed knowledge of natura! and supernatural forces, usually based upon tradition rather than ascertained fact, as astrology and phrenology. — sciosophist, n.See also: Knowledge
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