sociometrist

sociometry

[soh-see-om-i-tree, soh-shee-]
noun
the measurement of attitudes of social acceptance or rejection through expressed preferences among members of a social grouping.

Origin:
1930–35; socio- + -metry

sociometric [soh-see-uh-me-trik, soh-shee-] , adjective
sociometrist, noun
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sociometry (ˌsəʊsɪˈɒmɪtrɪ)
 
n
the study of sociological relationships, esp of preferences, within social groups
 
sociometric
 
adj
 
soci'ometrist
 
n

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