pseudoscience - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/ˈsjuːdəʊˌsaɪəns/
singularpseudoscience
pluralpseudosciences
  1. 1
    [countable] an idea, theory, method or area of thought that claims to be scientific but has no basis in science

    Pseudosciences are formulated so vaguely that they can never be proven or disproven.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary from United Kingdom on 22/04/2015
  2. 2
    [uncountable] all the areas of pseudoscience regarded as a group

    When real scientists are active, they can expose pseudoscience.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary from United Kingdom on 22/04/2015