/soh'see euh loj"i keuhl, soh'shee-/, adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of sociology and its methodology.
2. dealing with social questions or problems, esp. focusing on cultural and environmental factors rather than on psychological or personal characteristics: a sociological approach to art.
3. organized into a society; social.
Also, sociologic.
[1835-45; SOCIOLOG(Y) + -IC + -AL1]

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