Definition of Futurology

1. Noun. The study or prediction of future developments on the basis of existing conditions.




Definition of Futurology

1. Noun. The scientific forecasting of future trends in science, technology or society ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Futurology

1. [n -GIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Futurology

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futuristics
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futurity
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futurologies
futurologist
futurologists
futurology (current term)
futzed
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fuzz box

Literary usage of Futurology

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Inclusive Future?: Disability, Social Change and Opportunities for by Ian Christie, Gavin Mensah-Coker (1999)
"... it does not follow, as it seems to in many works of futurology, that all innovations will take hold and will 'impact' on society, changing consumption, ..."

2. The Language of Foreign Affairs (1987)
"FUTURISTICS see FUTURISM futurology see FUTURISM ... techniques as the Delphi Method.1 The term is used interchangeably with futurology, futuristics, ..."

3. The Economics of Apartheid by Stephen R. Lewis (1990)
"However, precisely because our images of the future influence our actions, it seems useful to engage in an exercise in futurology to see whether a brighter ..."

4. Strategic Transformation and Naval Power in the 21st Century by Pelham G. Boyer, Robert S. Wood (1998)
"Moreover, though one hesitates to engage in futurology, the most likely trajectory for the distribution of world power is probably a gradual evolution to ..."

5. Social Sciences and Innovation by Oecd (2001)
"... this chapter) may not be recognised for what they are because of the idea that it is reliable futurology that is required - so that one can delegate the ..."

6. Useful Knowledge: The American Philosophical Society Millennium Program by Alexander G. Bearn, American Philosophical Society (1999)
"... according to calculation, would have been made in the hot initial instants. futurology In about 5 billion years the Sun will die; and the Earth with it. ..."

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