pataphysics

[ pat-uh-fiz-iks ]
/ ˌpæt əˈfɪz ɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

a supposed branch of philosophy or science that studies imaginary phenomena beyond the realm of metaphysics; the science of imaginary solutions.

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