noun as·trol·o·gy \ə-ˈsträ-lə-jē\

: the study of how the positions of the stars and movements of the planets have a supposed influence on events and on the lives and behavior of people

Full Definition of ASTROLOGY

archaic :  astronomy
:  the divination of the supposed influences of the stars and planets on human affairs and terrestrial events by their positions and aspects
as·tro·log·i·cal \ˌas-trə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
as·tro·log·i·cal·ly \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Middle English astrologie, from Middle French, from Latin astrologia, from Greek, from astr- + -logia -logy
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Occult Terms

augury, censor, invocation, lucidity, metempsychosis, mojo, numinous, preternatural, weird, wraith
ASTROLOGICAL Defined for Kids


noun as·trol·o·gy \ə-ˈsträ-lə-jē\

Definition of ASTROLOGY for Kids

:  the study of the supposed influences of the stars and planets on people's lives and behavior


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