Definition of -ology

1. Suffix. (alternative form of -logy), used for phonological reasons when the preceding morpheme ends in certain consonant sounds. ¹



2. Suffix. (context: often humorous) added to an ordinary English word to create a name for a (possibly non-existent) field of study ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of -ology

-ock
-ocracy
-ode
-odont
-odontia
-off
-oholic
-oi
-oic
-oid
-oideae
-ol
-ola
-ologist
-ology (current term)
-oma
-omas
-omata
-ome
-omics
-on
-one
-onomics
-onomy
-onym
-opia
-opsida
-opsy
-or

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