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nomology

[noh-mol-uh-jee]
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noun
  1. the science of law or laws.
  2. the science of the laws of the mind.
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Origin of nomology

First recorded in 1835–45; nomo- + -logy
Related formsnom·o·log·i·cal [nom-uh-loj-i-kuh l, noh-muh-] /ˌnɒm əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌnoʊ mə-/, adjectiveno·mol·o·gist, noun
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Historical Examples

  • In the terminology of Hamilton it is the nomology of discursive thought.

    International Congress of Arts and Science, Volume I

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  • He was the first to develop and confirm a special theory, a sort of Jewish theology or nomology (science of religious laws).


British Dictionary definitions for nomology

nomology

noun
  1. the science of law and law-making
  2. the branch of science concerned with the formulation of laws explaining natural phenomena
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Derived Formsnomologist, noun
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