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.

Nearby words

  1. metchnikoff,
  2. metchnikoff, élie,
  3. mete,
  4. metecdysis,
  5. metempirical,
  6. metempsychosis,
  7. metencephalic,
  8. metencephalon,
  9. metenkephalin,
  10. meteor

Also met·em·pir·i·cism [met-em-pir-i-siz-uh m] /ˌmɛt ɛmˈpɪr ɪˌsɪz əm/.

Origin of metempirics

First recorded in 1874; see origin at metempiric(al), -ics

Related formsmet·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 Formsmetempiricist, noun

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