Methodologically vs Methodology - What's the difference?

methodologically | methodology |

Methodologically is a derived term of methodology.

As a adverb methodologically

is in a methodological manner.

As a noun methodology is

the study of methods used in a field.




(en adverb)
  • In a methodological manner.
  • (domain) From the perspective of methodology.
  • Methodologically , Wiktionary represents an implementation of the descriptive approach to linguistics and specifically to grammar.
  • * 1974 , , Deviant Logic: some philosophical issues ,
  • Since it is methodologically desirable that a test of an hypothesis should be as stringent as possible, the strongest possible logic should be used in deriving consequences from the hypothesis, so that its class of potential falsifiers should be as inclusive as possible.
  • * 1992 , Frank Hutson Gregory, ,
  • Once these things have been decided, collecting the real world data will be, methodologically , fairly simple.
  • * 2006 , Paul D. Hastings, Johanna Vyncke, Caroline Sullivan, Kelly E. McShane, Michael Benibgui, William Utendale, ,
  • We first provide one example of a study with serious methodological limitations, and then give greater attention to methodologically superior studies.
    English domain adverbs




    (wikipedia methodology) (methodologies)
  • The study of methods used in a field.
  • (proscribed) A collection of methods, practices, procedures and rules used by those who work in some field.
  • The implementation of such methods etc.
  • Usage notes

    Etymologically, methodology' refers to the ''study'' of methods. Thus the use of '''methodology as a synonym for (methods) (or other simple terms such as ''means,'' ''technique,'' or ''procedure ) is proscribed as both inaccurate and pretentious.

    Derived terms

    * methodological * methodologically