Definition of nomology in US English:

nomology

noun

  • 1The branch of science and philosophy concerned with the laws or principles governing the operation of the mind, especially as defined by custom or culture. Formerly also: †a treatise on this (obsolete).

  • 2The science of law; the branch of knowledge concerned with law and justice.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Horne (1780–1862), biblical scholar and bibliographer. From nomo- + -logy, after French nomologie.

Pronunciation

nomology

/nəˈmɒlədʒi/