numerology [noo-m uh- rol- uh-jee, nyoo-] Examples Word Origin 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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You meet quite a few people in the theater who are bats on
numerology, they use it to pick stage-names.
In the study of
Numerology we find there are seven principal numbers that indicate what influences prevail in your life. British Dictionary definitions for numerology 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 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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