sociometry

noun
so·​ci·​om·​e·​try | \ ˌsō-sē-ō-ˈä-mə-trē How to pronounce sociometry (audio) , ˌsō-shē- \

Definition of sociometry

: the study and measurement of interpersonal relationships in a group of people

Other Words from sociometry

sociometric \ ˌsō-​sē-​ə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce sociometry (audio) , ˌsō-​shē-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of sociometry

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Sociometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sociometry. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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sociometry

noun
so·​ci·​om·​e·​try | \ ˌsō-sē-ˈäm-ə-trē How to pronounce sociometry (audio) , ˌsō-shē- How to pronounce sociometry (audio) \
plural sociometries

Medical Definition of sociometry

: the study and measurement of interpersonal relationships in a group of people

Other Words from sociometry

sociometric \ ˌsō-​sē-​ə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce sociometry (audio) , ˌsō-​shē-​ How to pronounce sociometry (audio) \ adjective

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