Definitions

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  • n. A scientist studying the field of sociology; a social scientist

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who treats of, or devotes himself to, the study of sociology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who treats of or devotes himself to the study of sociology.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a social scientist who studies the institutions and development of human society

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This constituted the bowling alone phenomenon, a term sociologist Robert Putnum famously coined to describe the diminishment of American community life.

    Childhood Unbound

  • In publishing the list of the Commissioners, when I came to Clark's appointment, I added: "As a sociologist—the President assuming that for the purposes of such a Commission, the term sociologist means a man who has thought and studied deeply on social questions and has practically applied his knowledge."

    XIII. Social and Industrial Justice

  • In publishing the list of the Commissioners, when I came to Clark's appointment, I added: "As a sociologist -- the President assuming that for the purposes of such a Commission, the term sociologist means a man who has thought and studied deeply on social questions and has practically applied his knowledge."

    An Autobiography

  • He called him, however, an "eminent sociologist," adding in his announcement of the appointment this explanation: "For the purposes of such a Commission, the term sociologist means a man who has thought and studied deeply on social questions and has practically applied his knowledge."

    Theodore Roosevelt and His Times

  • Commission, the term sociologist means a man who has thought and studied deeply on social questions and has practically applied his knowledge. "

    Theodore Roosevelt; an Autobiography

  • The surveys were scheduled to be destroyed until someone called sociologist and future Chancellor William Sewell.

    The Seattle Times

  • When I pressed him for a theory, he half-jokingly suggested I call a sociologist at a university like UC Berkeley.

    redding.com Stories

  • "It was interesting to see Mr. Ghalibaf become more reformist than the reformists themselves," recalls sociologist Hamidreza Jalaeipour.

    Iran: A Brewing Battle of Heavyweights in Tehran

  • Though Sen, 72, won his 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics and has taught the subject at both Harvard and Cambridge, he could just as convincingly be described as a sociologist, historian, Sanskritist, political analyst and moral philosopher -- for starters -- as his new book makes clear.

    Winning Argument

  • Another forefather of the discipline of sociology, who lived at about the same time as Tarde, was Georg Simmel, who was trained in philosophy but who taught the first classes in sociology and was the first university professor to be called a sociologist.

    Diffusion of Innovations

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