PRONUNCIATION: (tel-ee-OL-uh-jee)

MEANING: noun:
1. The belief or the study of design or purpose in nature.
2. Such design or purpose.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek tele- (far, end) + -logy (study). Earliest documented use: 1742.

TEEOLOGY - (golf) how to pick just the right ball support for your drive

TELEPOLOGY - an expression of regret offered after you're far enough away to escape retaliation

TELEOLOGE - the nosebleed seats in a truly gigantic theater