sociometry

noun

so·​ci·​om·​e·​try ˌsō-sē-ō-ˈä-mə-trē How to pronounce sociometry (audio)
ˌsō-shē-
: the study and measurement of interpersonal relationships in a group of people
sociometric adjective

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sociometry was in 1900

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“Sociometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sociometry. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

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

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