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Scientology (ˌsaɪənˈtɒlədʒɪ Pronunciation for Scientology



  1. ® the philosophy of the Church of Scientology, a nondenominational movement founded in the US in the 1950s, which emphasizes self-knowledge as a means of realizing full spiritual potential

Derived Forms

ˌScienˈtologist noun

Word Origin

C20: from Latin scient( ia) science + -logy

Example Sentences Including 'Scientology'

Another facet of the inner Tom Cruise is his confident, unwavering devotion for the past 15 years to the Church of Scientology.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Hubbard is the founder of Scientology , which Travolta has followed for almost 25 years.
Misc (1999)
Now we have the Moonies, Scientology , Hare Krishna and so on, all seeking a way through the maze.
Fraser, Anthea The Gospel Makers
Slatkin first moved to California in 1974. Initially he wanted to do little other than work for the Church of Scientology.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
Tom Cruise said he learned to overcome his learning disability through Scientology.
Ottawa Sun (2003)


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