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ˈkwæk ə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quackery, empiricism(noun)

    medical practice and advice based on observation and experience in ignorance of scientific findings

    Synonyms:
    empiricism, charlatanism, sensationalism, empiricist philosophy

  2. charlatanism, quackery(noun)

    the dishonesty of a charlatan

    Synonyms:
    empiricism, charlatanism

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. quackery(n.)

    Synonyms:
    charlatanism, charlatanry, empiricism, humbug, mummery, imposition, pretension

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. quackery

    Synonyms:
    Bogus therapy

How to use quackery in a sentence?

  1. Vania Apkarian:

    It’s effective for a week or so, and eventually the pain comes back. this is quackery.

  2. Henry Miller:

    Civilization is drugs, alcohol, engines of war, prostitution, machines and machine slaves, low wages, bad food, bad taste, prisons, reformatories, lunatic asylums, divorce, perversion, brutal sports, suicides, infanticide, cinema, quackery, demagogy, strikes, lockouts, revolutions, putsches, colonization, electric chairs, guillotines, sabotage, floods, famine, disease, gangsters, money barons, horse racing, fashion shows, poodle dogs, chow dogs, Siamese cats, condoms, peccaries, syphilis, gonorrhea, insanity, neuroses, etc., etc.

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