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scientistic

[sahy-uh n-tis-tik] /ˌsaɪ ənˈtɪs tɪk/
adjective
1.
characterized by or having an exaggerated belief in the principles and methods of science.
2.
of, relating to, or characterized by scientism.
Origin of scientistic
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; scientist + -ic
Related forms
scientistically, adverb
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