metamathematics

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

Definition of metamathematics

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

metamathematical

play \-ti-kəl\ adjective

First Known Use of metamathematics

circa 1890

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