futurology

noun fu·tur·olo·gy \ ˌfyü-chə-ˈrä-lə-jē \

Definition of futurology

:a study that deals with future possibilities based on current trends

futurological

play \ˌfyü-chə-rə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

futurologist

play \ˌfyü-chə-ˈrä-lə-jist\ noun

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First Known Use of futurology

1946


FUTUROLOGY Defined for English Language Learners

futurology

noun

Definition of futurology for English Language Learners

  • : the study of what might happen in the future


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