Antonyms of adj empiric

1 of 2 senses of empiric

Sense 2
empirical (vs. theoretical), empiric -- (derived from experiment and observation rather than theory; "an empirical basis for an ethical theory"; "empirical laws"; "empirical data"; "an empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known")


Similarity of adj empiric

2 senses of empiric

Sense 1
empiric, empirical -- (relying on medical quackery; "empiric treatment")

Sense 2
empirical (vs. theoretical), empiric -- (derived from experiment and observation rather than theory; "an empirical basis for an ethical theory"; "empirical laws"; "empirical data"; "an empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known")
       => a posteriori -- (requiring evidence for validation or support)
       => confirmable, verifiable, falsifiable -- (capable of being tested (verified or falsified) by experiment or observation)
       => experiential, existential -- (derived from experience or the experience of existence; "the rich experiential content of the teachings of the older philosophers"- Benjamin Farrington; "formal logicians are not concerned with existential matters"- John Dewey)
       => experimental, data-based, observational -- (relying on observation or experiment; "experimental results that supported the hypothesis")
       => experimental -- (of the nature of or undergoing an experiment; "an experimental drug")
       => semiempirical -- (relying to some extent on observation or experiment)
       => trial-and-error -- (trying out various means or theories until error is satisfactorily reduced or eliminated; "he argued that all learning is a trial-and-error process that resembles biological evolution")

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