## metamathematics

[met′ə mat̸h′ə mat**′**iks]

noun

the logical study of the nature and validity of mathematical reasoning and proof

## metamathematics

noun

*(used with a sing. verb)*

The branch of mathematics that deals with the logic and consistency of mathematical proofs, formulas, and equations.

*Related Forms:*

**met′a·math′e·mat′i·cal**adjective

**met′a·math′e·ma·ti′cian**noun

## metamathematics

Origin

From *meta-* + *mathematics*.