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metempirics

[ met-em-pir-iks ]
/ ˌmɛt ɛmˈpɪr ɪks /
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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/ .

Origin of metempirics

metempir(ical) + -ics; coined by G. H. Lewes in 1874

OTHER WORDS FROM metempirics

met·em·pir·i·cist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for metempirics

metempirics
/ (ˌmɛtɛmˈpɪrɪks) /

noun
(functioning as singular) the branch of philosophy that deals with things existing beyond the realm of experience

Derived forms of metempirics

metempiricist, noun
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