[ tel-ee-uh-loj-i-kuh l, tee-lee- ]
/ ˌtɛl i əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌti li- /

adjective Philosophy.

of or relating to teleology, the philosophical doctrine that final causes, design, and purpose exist in nature.
Sometimes tel·e·o·log·ic.

Origin of teleological

Related forms

tel·e·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·tel·e·o·log·i·cal, adjectivenon·tel·e·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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