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idiographic

[ id-ee-uh-graf-ik ]
/ ˌɪd i əˈgræf ɪk /

adjective Psychology.

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

Nearby words

idiodynamic, idiodynamics, idioglossia, idiogram, idiograph, idiographic, idioheteroagglutinin, idioheterolysin, idioisoagglutinin, idioisolysin, idiolect

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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