atomology

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

atom +‎ -ology

Noun[edit]

atomology (usually uncountable, plural atomologies)

  1. (dated) The doctrine of atoms.
    • 1678, Ralph Cudworth, The True Intellectual System of the Universe
      Besides which , it is more than a presumption that Anaxagoras [] similar atomology , was but a degeneration from the true and genuine atomology of the ancient Italics , that was an anomcomery

References[edit]

atomology in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.