Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The study of human conduct.

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  • noun the study of human action or conduct

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[prax(is) + –logy.]

Examples

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  • Also spelled praxiology.

    October 24, 2008

  • In Austria the tedious fact is
    That fashion wanes and then waxes.
    But you can be sure
    The -ology du jour
    Is somehow related to praxis.

    November 15, 2014

  • The changes in hackney ecology

    Beget fields of new praxeology.

    Academia's gift

    To Uber and Lyft

    Is work in applied taxiology.

    February 17, 2016