Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMPIRICS

The Empirics declare that they know nothing; because, as soon as looked at, they may change.

Steele has transmitted to us some capital anecdotes of the empirics of his day.

Here is no lack of votaries of the practical, of experimentalists, of empirics.

They had accomplished much, but it was the work mainly of empirics.

And give they not the guerdon and the honour they deny me, to the empirics that slaughter them?

And give they not the guerdon and the honour they deny me to the empirics that slaughter them?

He held his peace till the empirics had departed and the dwarf had covered the patient and shaken his pillows.

There are many thousands of persons who believe this stuff, and endanger their lives and health by trusting to these empirics.

Everything was conjecture, and that which rested on the evidence of facts was by the empirics received with enthusiasm.

We are mere operatives, empirics, and egotists, until we learn to think in letters instead of figures.