agathology

noun

ag·​a·​thol·​o·​gy
ˌa-gə-ˈthä-lə-jē
plural -es
: the science or doctrine of the good

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary agath- + -logy

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agathology was in 1847

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“Agathology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agathology. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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