EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN noun any of various methods, theories, or systems, as astrology, psychokinesis, or clairvoyance, considered as having no scientific basis. Related forms pseu·do·sci·en·tif·ic , [soo-doh-sahy- uh n- tif-ik] /ˌsu doʊˌsaɪ ənˈtɪf ɪk/ adjective pseu·do·sci·en·tif·i·cal·ly, adverb pseu·do·sci·en·tist, noun
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pseudoscience [(sooh-doh- seye-uhns)]
A system of
theories or assertions about the natural world that claim or appear to be scientific but that, in fact, are not. For example, astronomy is a science, but astrology is generally viewed as a pseudoscience.
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