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ontological

[on-tl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌɒn tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to ontology, the branch of metaphysics that studies the nature of existence or being as such; metaphysical:
Some of the U.S. founders held an ontological belief in natural rights.
Sometimes, ontologic, ontologistic.
Related forms
nonontological, adjective
unontological, adjective
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Word Origin and History for onto logical

ontological

adj.

1782, from ontology + -ical. Related: Ontologically

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