unscientific

[uhn-sahy-uh n-tif-ik]

adjective

not scientific; not employed in science: an unscientific measuring device.
not conforming to the principles or methods of science: an unscientific approach to a problem.
not demonstrating scientific knowledge or scientific methods: an unscientific report.

Origin of unscientific

First recorded in 1765–75; un-1 + scientific
Related formsun·sci·en·tif·i·cal·ly, adverb
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unscientific

adjective

not consistent with the methods or principles of science, esp lacking objectivity
ignorant of science
Derived Formsunscientifically, adverb
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