Definition of numerology in English:


Line breaks: nu¦mer|ology
Pronunciation: /ˌnjuːməˈrɒlədʒi


[mass noun]
The branch of knowledge that deals with the occult significance of numbers.
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  • There are so many tools to choose from here I could possibly list them all but as we all know some of the best known are the tarot, runes, numerology, palmistry, tea leaves I ching and scrying.
  • During the reading my psychic used such ancient arts as numerology, astrology, palmistry, tarot cards and rune stones and even found hidden meaning in the color of my tie.
  • But science gave us the worldwide web, and the web hums with magic - with numerology and geomancy and 101 ways to win the lottery.


early 20th century: from Latin numerus 'a number' + -logy.



Pronunciation: /-rəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
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  • The ad mentioned above for Mr. Goodwin's $9 numerological reading, cites Pythagoras as the father of numerology.
  • Traditional Chinese acupuncture is an archaic procedure in which needles are inserted through the skin over imaginary channels in accord with rules developed from pre-scientific superstition and numerological beliefs.
  • One must understand all the planetary influences and numerological connections to the Cosmos in order to have harmony in rooms like the kitchen.


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  • Get live, detailed numerology and psychic readings from established numerologist and authentic intuitive advisor, Cherry Sage.
  • In any case, even if Pythagoras, Plato, Kepler, Galileo, and Einstein were all numerologists it would not make the theory of numerology one iota more plausible.
  • Using the following ‘figure alphabet,’ in which the letters in each column are assigned values corresponding to the number on top of the column, numerologists translate each letter into a number, and then add these numbers.

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