Ne*ol"o*gy (?), n. [Neo- + -logy: cf. F. n'eologie.]
The introduction of a new word, or of words or significations, into a language; as, the present nomenclature of chemistry is a remarkable instance of neology.
A new doctrine; esp. Theol., a doctrine at variance with the received interpretation of revealed truth; a new method of theological interpretation; rationalism.
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