[ soh-see-om-i-tree, soh-shee- ]
/ ˌsoʊ siˈɒm ɪ tri, ˌsoʊ ʃi- /
the measurement of attitudes of social acceptance or rejection through expressed preferences among members of a social grouping.
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OTHER WORDS FROM sociometryso·ci·o·met·ric [soh-see-uh-me-trik, soh-shee-], /ˌsoʊ si əˈmɛ trɪk, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/, adjectiveso·ci·om·e·trist, noun
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If sociometry was to be a science, it must be worked out without axioms or postulates.Somehow Good|William de Morgan
British Dictionary definitions for sociometry
/ (ˌsəʊsɪˈɒmɪtrɪ) /
the study of sociological relationships, esp of preferences, within social groups
Derived forms of sociometrysociometric (ˌsəʊsɪəˈmɛtrɪk), adjectivesociometrist, noun
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