sociological

[soh-see-uh-loj-i-kuhl, soh-shee-]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of sociology and its methodology.
2.
dealing with social questions or problems, especially focusing on cultural and environmental factors rather than on psychological or personal characteristics: a sociological approach to art.
3.
organized into a society; social.
Also, sociologic.


Origin:
1835–45; sociolog(y) + -ic + -al1

sociologically, adverb
nonsociological, adjective
unsociological, adjective
unsociologically, adverb
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sociology (ˌsəʊsɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the study of the development, organization, functioning, and classification of human societies
 
sociological
 
adj
 
socio'logically
 
adv
 
soci'ologist
 
n

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