nomological

adjective
no·​mo·​log·​i·​cal | \ ˌnä-mə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce nomological (audio) , ˌnō- \

Definition of nomological

: relating to or expressing basic physical laws or rules of reasoning nomological universals

First Known Use of nomological

1845, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nomological

nomology science of physical and logical laws, from Greek nomos + English -logy

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“Nomological.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nomological. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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