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alethiology

[ uh-lee-thee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ əˌli θiˈɒl ə dʒi /
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noun

the branch of logic dealing with truth and error.

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Origin of alethiology

1830–40; <Greek alḗthei(a) truth (alēthḗ(s) true + -ia-ia) + -o- + -logy
a·le·thi·o·log·ic [uh-lee-thee-uh-loj-ik], /əˌli θi əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, a·le·thi·o·log·i·cal, adjectivea·le·thi·ol·o·gist, noun
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