semiscientific love

Definitions

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  • adjective Partially scientific; having or using certain aspects of science.

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ scientific

Examples

  • Wilkins's _D.scovery of a World in the Moone_, [7] a serious semiscientific work on the nature of the moon and the possibility of man's flying thither, and a prose romance by Francis Godwin, _The Man in the Moone: or, A D.scourse of a Voyage thither by D. Gonsales.

    A Voyage to Cacklogallinia With a Description of the Religion, Policy, Customs and Manners of That Country

  • Prof.A. Galopin in 1886 wrote a semiscientific book, _Le Parfum de la Femme_, in which the sexual significance of personal odor is developed to its fullest.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 Sexual Selection In Man

  • Fantasy baseballers love this stuff, but I suck at fantasy baseball; I'm just curious for a semiscientific way of guessing at how my favorite players will do next season.

    YFSF

  • Fantasy baseballers love this stuff, but I suck at fantasy baseball; I'm just curious for a semiscientific way of guessing at how my favorite players will do next season.

    YFSF

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