Definition of Scientology in English:

Scientology

Line breaks: Sci¦en|tol¦ogy
Pronunciation: /sʌɪənˈtɒlədʒi
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A religious system based on the seeking of self-knowledge and spiritual fulfilment through graded courses of study and training. It was founded by American science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard (1911–86) in 1955.
    More example sentences
    • Earlier this month, stunning Katie, who was raised a Catholic, admitted she had been studying Scientology.
    • All religions require learning and sacrifice, and Scientology is no exception.
    • There are so many specific daily results that I get from Dianetics and Scientology.
  • Scientology and Scientologist are proprietary names for goods and services relating to membership of the Church of Scientology

Derivatives

Scientologist

noun
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  • Non-Christians, whether they are Muslim, Jew, Taoist, Buddhist, Scientologist, atheist or whatever, will be even more offended.
  • Nevertheless, Scientologists continue to use the e-meter in auditing, although some models are designed for ease of use by a single person, presumably to help with their spiritual development.
  • In French lawsuits involving the Scientologists, millions of pages of evidence suddenly were missing, making it difficult for prosecutors to go forward.

Origin

from Latin scientia 'knowledge' + -logy.

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