Definition of prescientific in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌprēsīənˈtifik/


Relating to the time before the development of modern science or the application of scientific method.
Example sentences
  • It is a pre-scientific concept that has been outmoded by modern scientific understanding of matter and natural laws.
  • This was not unreasonable in a country whose still powerful intellectual traditions were essentially pre-scientific and divorced from both systematic observation and practical application.
  • All the religions which come out of a pre-scientific world need to be reinterpreted and modernised.
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