scientize

[ sahy-uh n-tahyz ]
/ ˈsaɪ ənˌtaɪz /

verb (used with object), sci·en·tized, sci·en·tiz·ing.

to apply or attempt to apply scientific principles to: to scientize art criticism.

Nearby words

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

Also especially British, sci·en·tise.

Origin of scientize

First recorded in 1885–90; scient(ific) + -ize

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