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Adjective: empiric  em'pi-rik
  1. Derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
    "an empiric basis for an ethical theory";
    - empirical
  2. [archaic] Relying on medical quackery
    "empiric treatment";
    - empirical [archaic]

See also: a posteriori, confirmable, data-based, existential, experiential, experimental, falsifiable, observational, semiempirical, trial-and-error, verifiable

Encyclopedia: Empiric