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The synonyms of “Empirical” are: empiric, observed, factual, actual, real, verifiable
Empirical as an Adjective
Definitions of "Empirical" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “empirical” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Relying on medical quackery.
- Based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic.
- Derived from experiment and observation rather than theory.
Synonyms of "Empirical" as an adjective (6 Words)
|actual||Existing now; current.|
Her actual motive.
|empiric||Relying on medical quackery.|
|factual||Of or relating to or characterized by facts.|
A mixture of comment and factual information.
|observed||Discovered or determined by scientific observation.|
No explanation for the observed phenomena.
|real||Coinciding with reality F A Olafson.|
The competitive threat from overseas is very real.
|verifiable||Capable of being verified.|
An easily verifiable claim.
Usage Examples of "Empirical" as an adjective
- Empirical laws.
- They provided considerable empirical evidence to support their argument.
- Empirical data.
- An empirical basis for an ethical theory.
- An empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known.
Associations of "Empirical" (30 Words)
|alien||A plant or animal species originally introduced from another country and later naturalized.|
An alien culture.
|animation||The activity of giving vitality and vigour to something.|
They started talking with animation.
|authenticated||Established as genuine.|
|behaviorism||An approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior.|
|being||Being alive living.|
Many factions remained in being.
|documented||Established as genuine.|
The first documented case of shark attack in those waters.
|empiricism||Medical practice and advice based on observation and experience in ignorance of scientific findings.|
|existence||All that exists.|
Our stressed out urban existence.
|existential||Concerned with existentialism.|
Formal logicians are not concerned with existential matters.
|existing||Existing in something specified.|
Depletion of the oxygen existing in the bloodstream.
|experience||Undergo or live through a difficult experience.|
Experience is the best teacher.
|experimental||Of the nature of or undergoing an experiment.|
An experimental knowledge of God.
|extant||Still in existence; surviving.|
An extant letter.
|lifelong||Lasting or remaining in a particular state throughout a person’s life.|
The two men were to remain lifelong friends.
|lifetime||A very long period of time.|
Fifteen shops closed during the lifetime of the scheme.
|live||Have life be alive.|
I lived through two divorces.
|living||Pertaining to living persons.|
Beat the living hell out of him.
Events should be reported objectively.
|observable||Able to be noticed or perceived; discernible.|
|observational||Drawing on things that one has seen, heard, or noticed in everyday life.|
Long term observational data suggested an improvement in survival.
|outlast||Live or last longer than.|
The kind of beauty that will outlast youth.
|outlive||(of a person) live longer than (another person.|
The organization had largely outlived its usefulness.
|philosophy||The study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence, especially when considered as an academic discipline.|
Don t expect anything and you won t be disappointed that s my philosophy.
|populate||Fill or be present in (a place or sphere.|
The film is an epic fantasy populated by grotesque weirdos.
|positivism||A humanistic religious system founded on positivism.|
|presence||The state of being present; current existence.|
He tested for the presence of radon.
|proven||Established beyond doubt.|
A Soviet leader of proven shrewdness.
|provenance||Where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence.|
They try to understand the whole universe its provenance and fate.
|rationalism||(philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge is acquired by reason without resort to experience.|
|verifiable||Able to be checked or demonstrated to be true, accurate, or justified.|
There is not a single verifiable fact.