Nomology
Nomology No*mol"o*gy, n. [Gr. no`mos law + -logy.] [1913 Webster] 1. The science of law; legislation. [1913 Webster]

2. The science of the laws of the mind; rational psychology. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]


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  • nomology — index jurisprudence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • nomology — nōˈmäləjē noun ( es) Etymology: nomo + logy : the science of the laws of the mind * * * nomological /nom euh loj i keuhl, noh meuh /, adj. nomologist, n. /noh mol euh jee/, n …   Useful english dictionary

  • nomology — nomological /nom euh loj i keuhl, noh meuh /, adj. nomologist, n. /noh mol euh jee/, n. 1. the science of law or laws. 2. the science of the laws of the mind. [1835 45; NOMO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • nomology — noun a) The study of laws b) The study of general physical and logical laws See Also: νομολογία …   Wiktionary

  • nomology — the science of the laws; especially of the mind Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • nomology — n. study of law …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nomology — no·mol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • nomology — no•mol•o•gy [[t]noʊˈmɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. 1) the science dealing with physical laws 2) the science dealing with the laws of the mind • Etymology: 1835–45 nom•o•log•i•cal ˌnɒm əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl, ˌnoʊ mə adj. no•mol′o•gist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • nomology — /nɒˈmɒlədʒi/ (say no moluhjee) noun 1. the systematic study of law or laws. 2. the systematic study of the laws of the mind. {nomo (from Greek, combining form of nomos law) + logy} –nomological /nɒməˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ (say nomuh lojikuhl), adjective… …   Australian English dictionary

  • nomology —   n. science of law.    ♦ nomological, a.    ♦ nomologist, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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