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empiricism is pronounced in five syllables

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An example use of empiricism in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… of the empiricism preoccupation …”

meanings of empiricism


  1. A doctrine which holds that the only or, at least, the most reliable source of human knowledge is experience, especially perception by means of the physical senses. (Often contrasted with rationalism.).
  2. A practice of medicine founded on mere experience, without the aid of science or a knowledge of principles; ignorant and unscientific practice; the method or practice of an empiric.
  3. A pursuit of knowledge purely through experience, especially by means of observation and sometimes by experimentation.

empiricism frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word empiricism occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics empiricism can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that empiricism can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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