the branch of philosophy dealing with values, as those of ethics, aesthetics, or religion.
Origin of axiology
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Related Words for axiologicalmajor, paramount, integral, crucial, indispensable, constitutional, elemental, theoretical, underlying, necessary, vital, significant, radical, elementary, central, principal, intrinsic, essential, structural, prime
philosophy the theory of values, moral or aesthetic
Word Origin for axiology
C20: from Greek axios worthy
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