Definition of sociology noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

sociology

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌsoʊsiˈɑlədʒi//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the scientific study of the nature and development of society and social behavior
sociological
 
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NAmE//ˌsoʊsiəˈlɑdʒɪkl//
 
adjective sociological theories
sociologically
 
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NAmE//ˌsoʊsiəˈlɑdʒɪkli//
 
adverb
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sociology