sciosophy


sciosophy
system of knowledge without basis in science

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • sciosophy — fē noun ( es) Etymology: sci + sophy : pretended knowledge of natural or supernatural forces systematized by tradition or imaginative invention * * * sciosophist, n. /suy os euh fee /, n., pl. sciosophies. supposed knowledge of natural or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sciosophy — sciosophist, n. /suy os euh fee /, n., pl. sciosophies. supposed knowledge of natural or supernatural phenomena or forces, usually based on tradition, as astrology or phrenology. [ < Gk skio (comb. form of skiá shadow) + SOPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • sciosophy — noun False or pretended knowledge of science or natural phenomena …   Wiktionary

  • sciosophy — sci·os·o·phy …   English syllables

  • sciosophy — /saɪˈɒsəfi/ (say suy osuhfee) noun a system of knowledge usually based on tradition or the like, and not on scientific fact, as astrology. {Latin sci(entia) + o + sophy} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Words of Wisdom — This group of 30 odd sophy and sopher words have in common an etymological derivation from the Greek sophia, meaning wisdom . They refer to an odd group of systems of knowledge, esoteric doctrines, and philosophical practices, most of which are… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • sciosophist — sīˈäsəfə̇st noun ( s) : an accepter or propounder of sciosophy …   Useful english dictionary


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