Definition of Ontological

1. Adjective. Of or relating to ontology. "Ontological speculations"

Partainyms: Ontology
Derivative terms: Ontology

Definition of Ontological

1. a. Of or pertaining to ontology.

Definition of Ontological

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to, ontology. ¹

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Definition of Ontological

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Ontological

1. Of or pertaining to ontology. Origin: Cf. F. Ontologique. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Ontological Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ontological

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ontically
onto
onto-
onto land
ontogeneses
ontogenesis
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ontogenetically
ontogenic
ontogenic homeostasis
ontogenies
ontogeny
ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny
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ontological (current term)
ontological argument
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ontosophy
onus

Literary usage of Ontological

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1. Ontology Or the Theory of Being: An Introduction to General Metaphysics by Peter Coffey (1914)
"The answer to this difficulty will lead us to a deeper and more fundamental conception of what ontological truth really is. First, then, we must consider ..."

2. Ontology, Or, The Theory of Being; an Introduction to General Metaphysics by Peter Coffey (1914)
"The answer to this difficulty will lead us to a deeper and more fundamental conception of what ontological truth really is. First, then, we must consider ..."

3. History of Modern Philosophy by Kuno Fischer (1887)
"In it the two preceding arguments, the ontological and empirical, are united. We call this proof anthropological, and add the remark, that, without it the ..."

4. A Commentary on Kant's Critick of the Pure Reason: Translated from The by Kuno Fischer, John Pentland Mahaffy (1866)
"He had there shown that the ontological proof of the existence of God was the only possible one ; he had attempted to construct this proof. ..."

5. The Persistent Problems of Philosophy: An Introduction to Metaphysics by Mary Whiton Calkins (1912)
"1 In the chapters to which reference has just been made it has been pointed out that the term ' ontological' may be applied, as by Hegel, ..."

6. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant, John Miller Dow Meiklejohn (1899)
"The first is the physico-theological argument, the second the cosmo- logical, the third the ontological. More there are not, and more there cannot be. ..."

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