Meaning of nomothetic


Pronunciation: (nom"u-thet'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. giving or establishing laws; legislative.
  2. founded upon or derived from law.
  3. pertaining to or involving the study or formulation of general or universal laws (opposed to idiographic).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: