semasiology

noun
se·​ma·​si·​ol·​o·​gy | \ si-ˌmā-sē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce semasiology (audio) , -ˌmā-zē- \

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Other Words from semasiology

semasiological \ si-​ˌmā-​sē-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce semasiology (audio) , -​zē-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of semasiology

1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for semasiology

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek sēmasia meaning, from sēmainein to mean

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“Semasiology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semasiology. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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