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metempirical

[ met-em-pir-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌmɛt ɛmˈpɪr ɪ kəl /
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adjective

beyond or outside the field of experience.
of or relating to metempirics.

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Also met·em·pir·ic [met-em-pir-ik] /ˌmɛt ɛmˈpɪr ɪk/ .

Origin of metempirical

First recorded in 1874; met- + empirical
met·em·pir·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for metempirical

metempirical

metempiric

/ (ˌmɛtɛmˈpɪrɪkəl) /

adjective

beyond the realm of experience
of or relating to metempirics
metempirically, adverb
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