anecdata

[ an-ik-dey-tuh, -dat-uh, -dah-tuh ]
/ ˌæn ɪkˈdeɪ tə, -ˈdæt ə, -ˈdɑ tə /

noun

anecdotal evidence based on personal observations or opinions, random investigations, etc., but presented as fact: biased arguments supported by anecdata.

Nearby words

  1. andré, john,
  2. andvari,
  3. andy,
  4. ane,
  5. anear,
  6. anecdotage,
  7. anecdotal,
  8. anecdote,
  9. anecdotic,
  10. anecdotist

Origin of anecdata

First recorded in 1990–95; anec(dotal) + data

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