- sociology [sō΄sē äl′ə jē, sō΄shēäl′ə jē]n.[Fr sociologie (coined in 1830 by COMTE (Isidore) Auguste (Marie François Xavier)): see SOCIO- & -LOGY]1. the science of human society and of social relations, organization, and change; specif., the study of the beliefs, values, etc. of societal groups and of the processes governing social phenomena2. SYNECOLOGYsociologistn.
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