sociological

or so·ci·o·log·ic

[soh-see-uh-loj-i-kuh l or soh-see-uh-loj-ik; soh-shee-]
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adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of sociology and its methodology.
dealing with social questions or problems, especially focusing on cultural and environmental factors rather than on psychological or personal characteristics: a sociological approach to art.
organized into a society; social.

Nearby words

  1. sociographic,
  2. sociography,
  3. sociol.,
  4. sociolect,
  5. sociolinguistics,
  6. sociologism,
  7. sociologist,
  8. sociologistic,
  9. sociologize,
  10. sociology

Origin of sociological

First recorded in 1835–45; sociolog(y) + -ic + -al1

Related formsso·ci·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·so·ci·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveun·so·ci·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveun·so·ci·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for sociologic

sociological

adj.

1861; see sociology + -ical. Related: Sociologically.

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