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metamathematics

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noun plural but usually singular in construction meta·math·e·mat·ics \ˈme-tə-ˌmath-ˈma-tiks, -ma-thə-\

Definition of metamathematics

  1. :  a field of study concerned with the formal structure and properties (as the consistency and completeness of axioms) of mathematical systems

metamathematical play \-ti-kəl\ adjective


Circa 1890

First Known Use of metamathematics

circa 1890


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