Definition of Nostology

1. Noun. The study of senility; gerontology ¹



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Definition of Nostology

1. [n -GIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nostology

nostalgic
nostalgically
nostalgics
nostalgie de la boue
nostalgist
nostalgists
nostalgize
nostalgized
nostalgizes
nostalgizing
nostalgy
nostoc
nostocs
nostoi
nostologies
nostology (current term)
nostomania
nostophobia
nostos
nostra
nostra remedia
nostrificate
nostrificated
nostrificates
nostrificating
nostrification
nostrifications
nostrified
nostrifies
nostrify

Literary usage of Nostology

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1. The Survival of Man: A Study in Unrecognized Human Faculty by Oliver Lodge (1920)
"For, in fact, this subject is at present very much in the position which zoology and botany occupied in the time of Aristotle, or nostology in the time of ..."

2. Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Classified and Arranged So by Peter Mark Roget (1911)
"nostology. V. be -aged &c. adj. ; grow -, get-' old &c. adj.; age; decline, wane; senesce. Adj. aged; old &c. 124; elderly, senile; matronly, anile; ..."

3. Archives of Surgery (1900)
"26 nostology, technical, i. 81 Nostrils, soreness of, i. 45 Numbness as distinct from anaesthesia, x. 15 „ of limbs, i. 345 ; xi. ..."

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