Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Literally, the measure of suffering; the distinction of suffering into different kinds; the perception, recognition, or diagnosis of different kinds of suffering.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Those related to ¬ępathometry¬Ľ are best known and, 40 years later, constitute the basis of much of the epidemiological understanding of insect-borne diseases.

    Ronald Ross - Biography


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.