adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1890 relating to or dealing with something concrete, individual, or unique <
idiographic case studies

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  • Idiographic — Id i*o*graph ic ([i^]d [i^]*[ o]*gr[a^]f [i^]k), Idiographical Id i*o*graph ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to an idiograph. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • idiographic — /id ee euh graf ik/, adj. Psychol. pertaining to or involving the study or explication of individual cases or events (opposed to nomothetic). [1905 10; IDIO + GRAPHIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • idiographic — adjective of or pertaining to individuals …   Wiktionary

  • idiographic — Pertaining to the characteristics or behavior of a particular individual as an individual, as opposed to nomothetic. [idio + G. grapho, to write] * * * id·io·graph·ic .id ē ə graf ik adj relating to or dealing with the concrete, individual, or… …   Medical dictionary

  • idiographic — id·io·graph·ic …   English syllables

  • idiographic — id•i•o•graph•ic [[t]ˌɪd i əˈgræf ɪk[/t]] adj. of or involving the study or explication of individual cases or events • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • idiographic — /ɪdioʊˈgræfɪk/ (say ideeoh grafik) adjective relating to the intensive psychological study of an individual case, as a personality or social situation (opposed to nomothetic) …   Australian English dictionary

  • idiographic — adjective relating to or involving the study of individuals • Ant: ↑nomothetic • Topics: ↑psychology, ↑psychological science …   Useful english dictionary

  • idiographic/nomothetic — methods …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Idiographic image — In the field of clinical sciences, an idiographic image (from greek ιδιος γραφιχος: ídios + graphikós , meaning to describe a peculiarity ) is the representation of a result which has been obtained thanks to a study or research method whose… …   Wikipedia

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