Origin of empiric
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How to use empiric in a sentence
The count considered Lincoln an “honest man of nature, perhaps an empiric, doctoring with innocent juices from herbs.”
Clemens never had any quarrel with the theory of Christian Science or mental healing, or with any of the empiric practices.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
The theorist disdains experience—the empiric rejects principle.
The great intellectual forces of the nineteenth century allied themselves to two movements, the transcendental and the empiric.The War Upon Religion|Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
The surplus labour of the latter is an empiric fact, demonstrable by experience, which needs no deductive proof.Karl Marx|Achille Loria
To them both the physician and empiric owe part of their success.