hermeneutics definition by Webster's New World
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the art or science of interpretation, as of literary or religious texts
Origin: ; from hermeneutic
hermeneutics definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The theory and methodology of interpretation, especially of scriptural text.
- herˌme·neuˈtist noun