numerology [noo-m uh- rol- uh-jee, nyoo-] Word Origin See more synonyms for numerology on Thesaurus.com the study of numbers, as the figures designating the year of one's birth, to determine their supposed influence on one's life, future, etc. Related forms nu·mer·o·log·i·cal , [noo-mer- uh- loj-i-k uh l, nyoo-] /ˌnu mər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌnyu-/ adjective nu·mer·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for numerologists the study of numbers, such as the figures in a birth date, and of their supposed influence on human affairs Derived Forms numerological ( ˌnjuːmərəˈlɒdʒɪk), əl adjective numerologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for numerologists numerology n.
1911, "study of the occult meaning of numbers," a hybrid from Latin
numerus "a number" (see number (n.)) + Greek -logia (see -logy). A correct formation would be arithmology, from Greek arithmos "number." Related: Numerological; numerologist.
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