[ noh-mol-uh-jee ]
/ noʊˈmɒl ə dʒi /
the science of law or laws.
the science of the laws of the mind.
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OTHER WORDS FROM nomologynom·o·log·i·cal [nom-uh-loj-i-kuhl, noh-muh-], /ˌnɒm əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌnoʊ mə-/, adjectiveno·mol·o·gist, noun
Words nearby nomology
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Example sentences from the Web for nomology
He was the first to develop and confirm a special theory, a sort of Jewish theology or nomology (science of religious laws).History of the Jews, Vol. II (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
In the terminology of Hamilton it is the nomology of discursive thought.
British Dictionary definitions for nomology
/ (nɒmˈɒlədʒɪ) /
the science of law and law-making
the branch of science concerned with the formulation of laws explaining natural phenomena
Derived forms of nomologynomologist, noun
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