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as·trol·o·gy

 (ə-strŏl′ə-jē)
n.
1. The study of the positions and motions of celestial bodies in the belief that they have an influence on the course of natural earthly occurrences and human affairs.
2. Obsolete Astronomy.

[Middle English astrologie, from Old French, from Latin astrologia, from Greek astrologiā : astro-, astro- + -logiā, -logy.]

as·trol′o·ger n.
as′tro·log′i·cal (ăs′trə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), as′tro·log′ic adj.
as′tro·log′i·cal·ly adv.

astrology

(əˈstrɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Astrology) the study of the motions and relative positions of the planets, sun, and moon, interpreted in terms of human characteristics and activities
2. (Astronomy) the primitive study of celestial bodies, which formed the basis of astronomy
[C14: from Old French astrologie, from Latin astrologia, from Greek, from astrologos (originally: astronomer); see astro-, -logy]
asˈtrologer, asˈtrologist n
astrological adj
ˌastroˈlogically adv

as•trol•o•gy

(əˈstrɒl ə dʒi)

n.
1. the study that assumes and attempts to interpret the influence of the heavenly bodies on human affairs.
2. Obs.astronomy.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin astrologia < Greek. See astro-, -logy]
as•trol′o•ger, n.
as•tro•log•i•cal (ˌæs trəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) as`tro•log′ic, as•trol′o•gous (-gəs) adj.
as`tro•log′i•cal•ly, adv.

Astrology

See also divination; future

Archaic. the casting of horoscopes. — apotelesmatic, adj.
astrology. — astroalchemist, n.
astrology.
1. the study that assumes, and professes to interpret the influence of the stars and planets upon human existence.
2. Obsolete, astronomy. — astrologer, astrologist, n.astrological, adj.
Obsolete, a person who is skilled in genethlialogy.
the art or practice of casting genethliacs, or astrological nativities.
genethlialogy.
the lore that underlies the art of casting genethliacs, or astrological nativities. Also genethliacs. — genethlialogic, genethlialogical, adj.
1. the art of casting horoscopes.
2. the position of the sun and stars at the time of a person’s birth. — horoscoper, horoscopist, n.
the teaching and studies of the priestly caste in ancient Media and Persia whose belief in the advent of a savior involved them in intensive astrological research, including the following of a star to Bethlehem (See Matthew 2:1-12).
1. the time, place, and circumstances of a person’s birth.
2. the configuration of the planets at the time of a person’s birth and a representation, as a chart, of that configuration.
coincidence in stellar or astrological influence; the condition of two or more persons having been born under the same stellar configuration.

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1. The study of the movements of celestial bodies with regard to their supposed influence on human characteristics and actions.
2. The study of the coincidences between planetary positions and events. While it is said that planets “influence” events, the modern view is that coincidence is a more valid term. This view stems from the work of psychologist Carl Jung on synchronicity.
3. A form of divination using the stars and planets and involving the signs of the zodiac.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.astrology - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moonastrology - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
zodiac - (astrology) a circular diagram representing the 12 zodiacal constellations and showing their signs
horoscopy - the drawing up and interpretation of horoscopes
pseudoscience - an activity resembling science but based on fallacious assumptions
triplicity, trigon - (astrology) one of four groups of the zodiac where each group consists of three signs separated from each other by 120 degrees
mansion, planetary house, sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, house - (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
Aries, Ram - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries
Taurus, Bull - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus
Gemini, Twin - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
Cancer, Crab - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
Leo, Lion - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo
Virgo, Virgin - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo
Libra, Balance - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra
Scorpio, Scorpion - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Scorpio
Sagittarius, Archer - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius
Capricorn, Goat - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn
Aquarius, Water Bearer - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aquarius
Pisces, Fish - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces

astrology

noun stargazing, astromancy, horoscopy He has always taken a keen interest in astrology. see zodiac

Astrology terms

air, Ascendant or Ascendent, aspect, birthchart, cardinal, conjunction, cusp, Descendant or Descendent, earth, element, fire, fixed, horoscope, house, Midheaven or MC, mutable, opposition, quintile, ruling planet, satellitium, square, stars, star sign, sun sign, trine, water, zodiac
Translations
تَنْجيم، عِلم التَّنْجيمعِلْمُ التَّنْجِيم
astrologie
astrologi
astrologia
astrologija
csillagjóslásasztrológia
stjörnuspeki
占星術
점성술
astrologasastrologijaastrologinis
astroloģija
astrológia
astrologi
โหราศาสตร์
astrolojiyıldız falcılığı
chiêm tinh học

astrology

[əsˈtrɒlədʒɪ] Nastrología f

astrology

[əˈstrɒlədʒi] nastrologie f

astrology

nAstrologie f

astrology

[əsˈtrɒlədʒɪ] nastrologia

astrology

(əˈstrolədʒi) noun
the study of the stars and their influence on people's lives. I don't have faith in astrology.
aˈstrologer noun
astrological (ӕstrəˈlodʒikl) adjective

astrology

عِلْمُ التَّنْجِيم astrologie astrologi Astrologie αστρολογία astrología astrologia astrologie astrologija astrologia 占星術 점성술 astrologie astrologi astrologia astrologia астрология astrologi โหราศาสตร์ astroloji chiêm tinh học 占星术
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