[ met-em-pir-iks ]
/ ˌmɛt ɛmˈpɪr ɪks /
noun (used with a singular verb)
the philosophy dealing with the existence of things outside, or beyond, experience.
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Also met·em·pir·i·cism [met-em-pir-i-siz-uhm] /ˌmɛt ɛmˈpɪr ɪˌsɪz əm/ .
OTHER WORDS FROM metempiricsmet·em·pir·i·cist, noun
Words nearby metempirics
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Example sentences from the Web for metempirics
What matter, form, spirit are 521 in themselves is a futile question that belongs to the sterile region of “metempirics.”
British Dictionary definitions for metempirics
/ (ˌmɛtɛmˈpɪrɪks) /
(functioning as singular) the branch of philosophy that deals with things existing beyond the realm of experience
Derived forms of metempiricsmetempiricist, noun
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