• Pseudoscientific


    pseudo- + scientific or pseudoscien(ce) + -tific

    Full definition of pseudoscientific



    1. Of, relating to, or employing pseudoscience; not scientific, though perhaps made to seem partially scientific.
      • 1996, Mark E. Ware, David E. Johnson, Handbook of Demonstrations and Activities in the Teaching of PsychologyMany postsecondary educators are concerned about the rising tide of pseudoscientific, fundamentally anti-intellectual belief among otherwise well educated Americans.
      • 2003, Robert Todd Carroll, The skeptic's dictionarySome pseudoscientific theories explain what nonbelievers cannot even observe, for example, orgone energy.
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