empirism

[em-puh-riz-uh m]

noun Philosophy.


Nearby words

  1. empirical formula,
  2. empirically,
  3. empiricism,
  4. empiricist,
  5. empirin,
  6. empiristic,
  7. emplace,
  8. emplacement,
  9. emplane,
  10. emplectite

Origin of empirism

First recorded in 1710–20; empir(ic) + -ism

Related formsem·pi·ris·tic [em-puh-ris-tik] /ˌɛm pəˈrɪs tɪk/, adjective

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