sociological

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adjective so·cio·log·i·cal \ˌsō-sē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌsō-sh(ē-)ə-\
variants: or less commonly

sociologic

play \ˌsō-sē-ə-ˈlä-jik, ˌsō-sh(ē-)ə-\

Definition of sociological

  1. 1 :  of or relating to sociology or to the methodological approach of sociology

  2. 2 :  oriented or directed toward social needs and problems

sociologically

play \ˌsō-sē-ə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē, ˌsō-sh(ē-)ə-\ adverb

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First Known Use of sociological

1843


Medical Dictionary

sociological

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adjective so·cio·log·i·cal \ˌsō-sē-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl, ˌsō-sh(ē-)ə-\
variants: also

sociologic

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Medical Definition of sociological

  1. :  of or relating to sociology or to the methodological approach of sociology

sociologically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb


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