Variant of ideology
- Archaic the study of the nature and origin of ideas
- thinking or theorizing of an idealistic, abstract, or impractical nature; fanciful speculation
- the doctrines, opinions, or way of thinking of an individual, class, etc.; specif., the body of ideas on which a particular political, economic, or social system is based
Origin: Fr idéologie: see ideo- and amp; -logy
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