praxeology

noun
prax·​e·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌprak-sē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce praxeology (audio) \

Definition of praxeology

: the study of human action and conduct

Other Words from praxeology

praxeological \ ˌprak-​sē-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce praxeological (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of praxeology

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for praxeology

alteration of earlier praxiology, from praxis + -o- + -logy

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The first known use of praxeology was in 1886

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“Praxeology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/praxeology. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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