scientize

[sahy-uh n-tahyz]

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

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

Also especially British, sci·en·tise.

Origin of scientize

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