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.
- Also so·ci·o·log·ic [soh-see-uh-loj-ik, soh-shee-] /ˌsoʊ si əˈlɒdʒ ɪk, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/ .
- so·ci·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
- non·so·ci·o·log·i·cal, adjective
- un·so·ci·o·log·i·cal, adjective
- un·so·ci·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use sociological in a sentence
Those who embark on this journey will face primordial sociological challenges involving matters related to both the individual and the collective well-being of the colony.The Game Has Changed: Why We Need New Rules for Space Exploration | Peter Cabral | March 3, 2021 | Singularity Hub
They’re the sharpest minds around about the analytical, psychological and sociological realities of global soccer, and at least one of them is convinced Arsenal’s best days are ahead of it.The Premier League Race Is Tight. Which Teams Really Have A Chance? | Chadwick Matlin (email@example.com) | January 15, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
The tweets have sociological implications as ways of creating meaning.How Young, Queer Nigerians Use Twitter To Shape Identity And Fight Homophobia | LGBTQ-Editor | October 14, 2020 | No Straight News
Mueller also sees the value in observing interactions, a common sociological approach.This year’s SN 10 scientists aim to solve some of science’s biggest challenges | Science News Staff | September 30, 2020 | Science News
There’s just so much work that’s been done — deep, complicated thinking going back to Plato and Aristotle, but also modern sociological work, including why a safety net and welfare is complicated.Writer Anand Giridharadas on tech’s billionaires: “Are they even on the same team as us?” | Connie Loizos | September 25, 2020 | TechCrunch
That is a distinction with a sociological difference—for many, an uncomfortable one to consider.
The sociological phenomenon at play here exhibits all the historical tendencies of “scapegoating.”
This may account for the sociological undercurrent of his work.
But when she takes on the rock scene, she manages to catch all the sociological dissonance and subtle countermelodies.
But neither is it a rigorous sociological study or a polemic or a jeremiad.Too Soon to Write: Choire Sicha’s ‘Very Recent History’ | Stefan Beck | August 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It would be superfluous to insist here upon the great and constant utility of this branch of sociological speculation.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive | John Stuart Mill
Second: Certain domestic applications of the physical and sociological sciences.The Women of Tomorrow | William Hard
First of all by the enforcement of a sociological system in distinct opposition to, and in defiance of all ethnic conditions.Islam Her Moral And Spiritual Value | Arthur Glyn Leonard
Islam attempts nothing unnatural of this kind—nothing that is opposed to ethnic conditions and sociological usages.Islam Her Moral And Spiritual Value | Arthur Glyn Leonard
As a final hypothesis, we may mention one which may perhaps be described as specifically sociological.Elements of Folk Psychology | Wilhelm Wundt