Synonyms for empiricism


1. empiricism, empiricist philosophy, sensationalism, philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory
usage: (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge derives from experience
2. empiricism, investigation, investigating
usage: the application of empirical methods in any art or science
3. quackery, empiricism, medical practice
usage: medical practice and advice based on observation and experience in ignorance of scientific findings
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