One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Psychology. In the analysis of human personality and behaviour: studied or viewed in terms of purpose; designating behaviour which has or is inferred to have a purpose or goal; of or relating to such behaviour.
2Biology. Of or relating to teleonomy.
1930s. From teleo- + nomic, in sense 2 after teleonomy.
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