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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to the form of empiricism that bases all knowledge on perceptual experience (not on intuition or revelation).

Usage examples (36)
  • Does his equation of language with factual discourse express a kind of positivistic intolerance?
  • These positivistic research methods have made available answers.
  • He was a very -- he was very positive -- positivistic in his thinking.
  • Such a positivistic view of science combines determinism with optimism. for more
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