- 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 logyfrom 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 log 1
- Discourse; expression: phraseology.
- Science; theory; study: dermatology; sexology.
Origin of -logyMiddle English -logie from Old French from Latin -logia from Greek -logiā ( 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.