scientistic

[ sahy-uh n-tis-tik ]
/ ˌsaɪ ənˈtɪs tɪk /

adjective

characterized by or having an exaggerated belief in the principles and methods of science.
of, relating to, or characterized by scientism.

Nearby words

  1. scientific notation,
  2. scientific socialism,
  3. scientific theory,
  4. scientism,
  5. scientist,
  6. scientize,
  7. scientology,
  8. scil.,
  9. scilicet,
  10. scilla

Origin of scientistic

First recorded in 1875–80; scientist + -ic

Related formssci·en·tis·ti·cal·ly, adverb

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