Origin of empiric
Related formsan·ti·em·pir·ic, noun, adjectivenon·em·pir·ic, noun, adjective
Examples from the Web for empiric
The count considered Lincoln an “honest man of nature, perhaps an empiric, doctoring with innocent juices from herbs.”
We have several of them; one starts from the idea of God, others from the empiric created world.
The theorist disdains experience—the empiric rejects principle.
He was by no means an empiric, as some were whom Charles II.
He appears to prefer the empiric method in love as in philosophy.Tales From Two Hemispheres|Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
But the empiric betrays himself as soon as he comes to practice.