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nomothetic

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adjective no·mo·thet·ic \-ˈthe-tik\

Definition of nomothetic

  1. :  relating to, involving, or dealing with abstract, general, or universal statements or laws



Origin of nomothetic

Greek nomothetikos of legislation, from nomothetēs lawgiver, from nomos law + -thetēs one who establishes, from tithenai to put — more at do


First Known Use: 1658


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adjective no·mo·thet·ic \ˌnäm-ə-ˈthet-ik, ˌnō-mə-\

Medical Definition of nomothetic

  1. :  relating to, involving, or dealing with abstract, general, or universal statements or laws—compare idiographic




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