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Word of the Day 01/26/20 Ology

Ology (noun)
ology [ ol-uh-jee ]


noun, plural ol·o·gies. Informal or Facetious.
1. any science or branch of knowledge.

Origin: 1795–1805; extracted from words like biology, geology where the element -logy is preceded by -o-; see -o-

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OLOGY
But there is something--not an ology at all--that your father has missed, or forgotten.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS, VOL III|ARTHUR MEE AND J.A. HAMMERTON, EDS.

No 'ism or 'ology has ever established any scientific principle which has contributed to the general welfare of the people.
THE EUGENIC MARRIAGE, VOLUME IV. (OF IV.)|GRANT HAGUE

But nowhere else in nature will you find such useless “ology,”
THE DEAD MEN'S SONG|CHAMPION INGRAHAM HITCHCOCK

Do not shy from study of the science of mind because it is an "ology" and therefore may seem hard.
CERTAIN SUCCESS|NORVAL A. HAWKINS

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