idiographic

[id-ee-uh-graf-ik]

adjective Psychology.

pertaining to or involving the study or explication of individual cases or events (opposed to nomothetic).

Origin of idiographic

First recorded in 1905–10; idio- + -graphic
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British Dictionary definitions for idiographic

idiographic

adjective

psychol of or relating to the study of individualsCompare nomothetic
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