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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.
(Alternative Belief Systems) the study of numbers, such as the figures in a birth date, and of their supposed influence on human affairs
nu•mer•ol•o•gy(ˌnu məˈrɒl ə dʒi, ˌnyu-)
the study of numbers, as the figures designating the year of one's birth, to determine their supernatural meaning.
[1910–15; < Latin numer(us) number]
nu`mer•o•log′i•cal (-mər əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
a form of divination involving numbers. Also called arithmancy.See also: Divination
a system of occultism based upon numbers. — numerologist, n. — numerological, adj.See also: Numbers
1. A form of divination in which numbers are believed to exert an influence on our lives and personality. This is also called numeromancy or arithomancy.
2. A form of divination in which numbers are believed to exert an influence on every facet of our lives and personalities.
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