Quackery

Antonyms of QUACKERY

Synonyms of QUACKERY

Examples of usage:

  1. But Mesmer's chief personal interest lay in certain theories regarding the nature of the newly- discovered power or agent, and in its therapeutic effects; his theories, however, were not understood nor appreciated by the physicians of his time, and his cures were looked upon by them as being simply quackery. "Telepathy and the Subliminal Self" by R. Osgood Mason
  2. Economic determinism has been an antidote to mere preaching of goodness, to hero- worship and political quackery. "A Preface to Politics" by Walter Lippmann
  3. I laughed,- for I remembered John Wesley's " sulphur and supplication," and so many other cases where ministers had meddled with medicine,- sometimes well and sometimes ill, but, as a general rule, with a tremendous lurch to quackery, owing to their very loose way of admitting evidence,- that I could not help being amused. "The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr." by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  4. But the good bishop got excited; he pleased himself with the thought that he had discovered a great panacea; and having once tasted the bewitching cup of self- quackery, like many before and since his time, he was so infatuated with the draught that he would insist on pouring it down the throats of his neighbors and all mankind. "The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr." by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
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