dysteleology: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dis"tel-ē-ol'u-jē, -tē-lē-), [key]
— n.
  1. a doctrine denying the existence of a final cause or purpose.
  2. the assumed absence of purpose in life or nature.
  3. the evasion or frustration of a natural or normal function or purpose.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.