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heresiology

[huh-ree-zee-ol-uh-jee, -see-, her-uh-see-] /həˌri ziˈɒl ə dʒi, -si-, ˌhɛr ə si-/
noun, plural heresiologies for 2.
1.
the study of heresies.
2.
a heresiography.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; heresy + -o- + -logy
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Contemporary definitions for heresiology
noun

the study of heresies

Word Origin

Latin haeresis 'taking for oneself'

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