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ontological

[on-tl-oj-i-kuhl]
adjective
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.

nonontological, adjective
unontological, adjective
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ontology

[on-tol-uh-jee]
noun
1.
the branch of metaphysics that studies the nature of existence or being as such.
2.
(loosely) metaphysics.

Origin:
1715–25; < Neo-Latin ontologia. See onto-, -logy

ontological [on-tl-oj-i-kuhl] , ontologic, ontologistic [on-tol-uh-jis-tik] , adjective
ontologist, noun
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ontology (ɒnˈtɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
1.  philosophy the branch of metaphysics that deals with the nature of being
2.  logic the set of entities presupposed by a theory
 
onto'logical
 
adj
 
onto'logically
 
adv

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ontology
"metaphysical science or study of being," 1721, from Mod.L. ontologia (coined in Fr. by Jean le Clerc, 1692), from Gk. on (gen. ontos) "being" (prp. of einai "to be;" see essence) + -logia "writing about, study of."
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