Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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  • noun A scientist studying the field of sociology; a social scientist

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

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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

  • 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."

    An Autobiography

  • 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

  • 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

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

    redding.com Stories

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

    The Seattle Times

  • "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

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