prax·​e·​ol·​o·​gy ˌprak-sē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce praxeology (audio)
: the study of human action and conduct
praxeological adjective

Word History


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

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of praxeology was in 1886

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Cite this Entry

“Praxeology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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