dysteleologist

dysteleology

[dis-tel-ee-ol-uh-jee, -tee-lee-]
noun
1.
Philosophy. a doctrine denying the existence of a final cause or purpose.
2.
the assumed absence of purpose in life or nature.
3.
the evasion or frustration of a natural or normal function or purpose.

Origin:
1870–75; < German Dysteleologie; see dys-, teleology

dysteleological [dis-tel-ee-uh-loj-i-kuhl, -tee-lee-] , adjective
dysteleologist, noun
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dysteleology (ˌdɪstɛlɪˈɒlədʒɪ, -tiːlɪ-)
 
n
philosophy Compare teleology the denial of purpose in life
 
dysteleo'logical
 
adj
 
dystele'ologist
 
n

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