nomology

[ noh-mol-uh-jee ]
/ noʊˈmɒl ə dʒi /
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noun

the science of law or laws.
the science of the laws of the mind.

Nearby words

  1. nomogram,
  2. nomograph,
  3. nomographic,
  4. nomography,
  5. nomological,
  6. nomothetic,
  7. nomotopic,
  8. nomura,
  9. nomura, kichisaburo,
  10. non

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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British Dictionary definitions for nomology

nomology

/ (nɒmˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

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

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