onomancy

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a form of divination involving the letters of a name. Also called nomancy.
See also: Names
a form of divination involving the letters of a name. Cf. nomancy.
See also: Divination
nomancy.
See also: Writing
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Noun1.onomancy - divination by the letters of a name
fortune telling, soothsaying, foretelling, divination - the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means
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Gradually he began to realise that the world was not yet ready for the manic onomatomancy of General Semantics, or for the gramarye of Dex, Lex, Rex and Tex.