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axiology

[ ak-see-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌæk siˈɒl ə dʒi /
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Definition of axiology

noun
the branch of philosophy dealing with values, as those of ethics, aesthetics, or religion.
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Origin of axiology

1905–10; <French axiologie<Greek axí(a) worth, value + -ologie;see -o-, -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM axiology

ax·i·o·log·i·cal [ak-see-uh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌæk si əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveax·i·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbax·i·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for axiology

axiology
/ (ˌæksɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun
philosophy the theory of values, moral or aesthetic

Derived forms of axiology

axiological (ˌæksɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveaxiologically, adverbaxiologist, noun

Word Origin for axiology

C20: from Greek axios worthy
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