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Definition of "pseudoscience" [pseudoscience]

  • A theory, methodology, or practice that is considered to be without scientific foundation. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pseudoscience" in a sentence
  • "The term pseudoscience is also often applied to theories which are falsifiable and have in fact been falsified and discarded. astrological theories predicted regular planetary effects on the earth and human health, but testing those failed."
  • "Yes, this article is intended as a serious part of the phlosophy of science, and to address the question of whether the term pseudoscience has any "scientific" content at all."
  • "However, scientists do not use the term pseudoscience is any serious way, its a term of mere abuse, signifying that something is beneath their serious consideration."