-ologies and -isms
Laurence Urdang, Anne Ryle, Tanya H. Lee
Gale Research Company, 1986 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 795 pages
Lexicon of English words used of and about theories, concepts, doctrines, systems, attitudes, practices, states of mind, and branches of science. Focuses on words containing the suffixes -ology, -ism, -ics, -graphy, -metry, -archy, -cide, -philia, -phobia, -mancy, -latry, et al., including derivative forms of these words.
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19th-century abiogenesis abnormal fear abnormal love acrophobia act or process action adherence ailurophobia anamorphism anamorphosis anatomy Ancient Greece animals astronomy attitudes behavior belief biology that studies blood body branch of biology branch of medical called caused cells characteristic characterized chiromancy Christ Christian church collection color condition cynophobia DISEASE and ILLNESS disorder divination involving doctrine earth EASTERN ORTHODOXY engraving especially excessive extispicy fear or dislike form of divination gemstones Gnostic Greek growth hair human hypnosis instrument for measuring killing light linguistic literary literature logical mania Medicine mental Monophysite movement mysophobia nature nymphomania obsession Obsolete one's organisms osmophobia pain person philosophy photographic physical plants political practice principles Rare RELIGION religious science or study science that studies scotophobia sect sexual skin social spectrophobia speech spirit structure substance taphophobia technique tendency THEOLOGY theory thigmotropism TIGHTROPE WALKING tion tissue trypanophobia usually worship writing zygomorphic