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pneumatology

[noo-muh-tol-uh-jee, nyoo-] /ˌnu məˈtɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyu-/
noun
1.
Theology.
  1. doctrine concerning the Holy Spirit.
  2. the belief in intermediary spirits between humans and God.
2.
the doctrine or theory of spiritual beings.
3.
Archaic. psychology.
4.
Obsolete, pneumatics.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; pneumato- + -logy
Related forms
pneumatologic
[noo-mat-l-oj-ik, nyoo-, noo-muh-tl-, nyoo-] /nʊˌmæt lˈɒdʒ ɪk, nyʊ-, ˌnu mə tl-, ˌnyu-/ (Show IPA),
pneumatological, adjective
pneumatologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pneumatology

pneumatology

/ˌnjuːməˈtɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of theology concerned with the Holy Ghost and other spiritual beings
2.
an obsolete name for psychology (sense 1)
3.
an obsolete term for pneumatics
Derived Forms
pneumatological (ˌnjuːmətəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
pneumatologist, noun
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