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ASTROLOGY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does astrology mean? 

ASTROLOGY (noun)
  The noun ASTROLOGY has 1 sense:

1. a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon

  Familiarity information: ASTROLOGY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ASTROLOGY (noun)


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Meaning:

A pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

astrology; star divination

Hypernyms ("astrology" is a kind of...):

pseudoscience (an activity resembling science but based on fallacious assumptions)

Domain member category:

zodiac ((astrology) a circular diagram representing the 12 zodiacal constellations and showing their signs)

Aquarius; Water Bearer ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aquarius)

Capricorn; Goat ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn)

Archer; Sagittarius ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Sagittarius)

Scorpio; Scorpion ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Scorpio)

Balance; Libra ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Libra)

Virgin; Virgo ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo)

Leo; Lion ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo)

Cancer; Crab ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer)

Gemini; Twin ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini)

Bull; Taurus ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus)

Aries; Ram ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries)

house; mansion; planetary house; sign; sign of the zodiac; star sign ((astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided)

trigon; triplicity ((astrology) one of four groups of the zodiac where each group consists of three signs separated from each other by 120 degrees)

Fish; Pisces ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "astrology"):

horoscopy (the drawing up and interpretation of horoscopes)


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