- The definition of logy is slowed down or groggy.
- An example of logy is a family after eating a big Thanksgiving dinner.
- An example of logy is the disoriented feeling after a long sleep.
- Logy is defined as a particular branch or field.
An example of logy used as a suffix is in the word biology, the study of living matter.
Origin of logy; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Dutch log, heavy, dull
- a (specified kind of) speaking: eulogy
- the science, doctrine, or theory of: biology, theology
Origin of -logyMiddle English -logie ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin -logia ; from Classical Greek ; from logos, word: see logic
Origin of logyPerhaps from Dutch log, heavy or variant of English loggy, heavy, sluggish, from log1.
- Discourse; expression: phraseology.
- Science; theory; study: dermatology; sexology.
Origin of -logyMiddle English -logie, from Old French, from Latin -logia, from Greek -logia (from logos, word, speech; see leg- in Indo-European roots) and from -logos, one who deals with (from legein, to speak; see leg- in Indo-European roots).
(comparative logier, superlative logiest)
- Slow to respond or react; lethargic.
Attested from the 19th century, of uncertain origin, perhaps from Dutch log "heavy, dull".
- Terms formed with the -logy suffix.
Nominalization of the -logy suffix.