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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.astrologer - someone who predicts the future by the positions of the planets and sun and Moonastrologer - someone who predicts the future by the positions of the planets and sun and Moon
forecaster, predictor, prognosticator, soothsayer - someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)

astrologer

noun stargazer In a way, being an astrologer means being a counsellor.
Translations
مُنَجِّم
astrolog
astrolog
asztrológus
stjörnuspekingur
astrológ
astrologyıldız falcısı

astrologer

[əsˈtrɒlədʒəʳ] Nastrólogo/a m/f

astrologer

[əˈstrɒlədʒər] nastrologue m

astrologer

nAstrologe m, → Astrologin f

astrologer

[əsˈtrɒlədʒəʳ] nastrologo/a

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
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This being as it is, it is clear that this ape speaks by the spirit of the devil; and I am astonished they have not denounced him to the Holy Office, and put him to the question, and forced it out of him by whose virtue it is that he divines; because it is certain this ape is not an astrologer; neither his master nor he sets up, or knows how to set up, those figures they call judiciary, which are now so common in Spain that there is not a jade, or page, or old cobbler, that will not undertake to set up a figure as readily as pick up a knave of cards from the ground, bringing to nought the marvellous truth of the science by their lies and ignorance.
During this time Marzavan had an astrologer's dress prepared for the prince.
"I am an astrologer and I come to restore health to the Princess Badoura, daughter of the high and mighty King of China, on the conditions laid down by His Majesty of marrying her should I succeed, or of losing my life if I fail."
It was towards this epoch, that the excessive heat of the summer of 1466 caused that grand outburst of the plague which carried off more than forty thousand souls in the vicomty of Paris, and among others, as Jean de Troyes states, "Master Arnoul, astrologer to the king, who was a very fine man, both wise and pleasant." The rumor spread in the University that the Rue Tirechappe was especially devastated by the malady.
And, in fine, of false sciences I thought I knew the worth sufficiently to escape being deceived by the professions of an alchemist, the predictions of an astrologer, the impostures of a magician, or by the artifices and boasting of any of those who profess to know things of which they are ignorant.
"I tell you," one of them was saying, "that if Coysel predicted that, 'tis as good as true; I know nothing about it, but I have heard say that he's not only an astrologer, but a magician."
'A certain astrologer of that city whose name I have forgotten -'
'But - but the astrologer said no word of this,' cried the lama, snuffing prodigiously in his excitement.
Around soothsayers and astrologers hath hitherto revolved the orbit of this illusion.
Once did one BELIEVE in soothsayers and astrologers; and THEREFORE did one believe, "Everything is fate: thou shalt, for thou must!"
Night came, and Passepartout re-entered the native quarter, where he wandered through the streets, lit by vari-coloured lanterns, looking on at the dancers, who were executing skilful steps and boundings, and the astrologers who stood in the open air with their telescopes.
"I think Miss Leeson has just as much right to name stars as any of those old astrologers had."