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idiographic

[ id-ee-uh-graf-ik ]
/ ˌɪd i əˈgræf ɪk /
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adjective Psychology.
pertaining to or involving the study or explication of individual cases or events (opposed to nomothetic).
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Origin of idiographic

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

idiographic
/ (ˌɪdɪəʊˈɡræfɪk) /

adjective
psychol of or relating to the study of individualsCompare nomothetic
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