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 (no͞o′mə-rŏl′ə-jē, nyo͞o′-)
The study of the occult meanings of numbers and their supposed influence on human life.

[Latin numerus, number; see number + -logy.]

nu′mer·o·log′i·cal (-mər-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
nu′mer·ol′o·gist n.
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Adj.1.numerological - of or relating to numerology


[ˌnjuːmərəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJnumerológico
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Although they are complicated and difficult, this numerological system is applied to every year, month, day and hour to guide human destiny, national affairs and even the cosmic climate across time and space.
The second article in Part I is titled "Structure as Prophecy: The Influence of Biblical Exegesis upon Theories of Literary Structure" (originally published in the collection Silent Poetry: Essays in Numerological Analysis, edited by Alastair Fowler in 1970).
We all know that while the declaration of martial law was back-dated, for numerological purposes, to Sept.
The figures inhabit a shallow space before a diaphanous curtain that is covered with magical symbols and numerological diagrams, plus a newspaper advertisement for the psychic Sister Debra.
Many of the purely numerological or numeric aspects of this structure, including a prominent concern with the number 19, may resonate with a readership that recalls the experiments of the ill-fated Rashad Khalifa.
Scholars know the Mayans had accurate observations of Venus, and Aldana could see that they were historical, not numerological.
Almost a millennia of formulae for healing particular ailments, special prayers for protection and wealth, numerological sciences and secrets derived from Qu'ranic passages have all been passed down to Shaykh Faye--and by extension, his students.
On the 2012 anniversary, censors moved to ban any references to the Shanghai stock exchange after an extraordinary numerological coincidence led it to fall 64.
1-2: 39-53) begins with the fact that Hopkins wrote often about numerical ratios and formulae for line length, syllable length, and stanza organization, and while most critics are aware of the symbolism in the poem associated with the number five, there has not yet been what she hopes now to provide: "a thorough mathematical or numerological analysis" (p.
And, insofar as trinitarian ideas, La lampara maravillosa is suffused with numerological references, especially the number three, including such triads as Time (Past, Present, Future), Divinity (Father, Son, Spirit), Vitality (World, Flesh, Devil), along with the three paths to ecstasy (Pantheism, Christianity, Quietism), the three states of the soul (Sorrow, Enjoyment, Quietude), the three lamps which light the way (Temperament, Sentiment, Knowledge), the three aesthetic roses (Eroticism, Classicism, Essence), three enemies of God (Wind, Change, Time), the Gnostic triangle (with the open eye), as well as the stylistic use of three adjectives, among other examples of the mystical number, some of which go beyond Theosophy.
His attitude toward allegorical and numerological elements and interpretations of Boccaccio's text is similarly pragmatic and free of prejudice; these more esoteric features are, he acknowledges, likely to contribute something to the text's meaning, but the extent and precise nature of this contribution is impossible to pin down.
Also the number (7/2) definitely has certain numerological significance.