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Definition of Idiographic

(adjective) Relating to a singular case, event, or individual.

Example of Idiographic

  • Researching how a student performed on a specific test.

Idiographic Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: id·i·o·graph·ic

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /id-ee-uh-grA-fik/
  • British English – /id-iuh-grA-fik/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˌɪdioʊˈɡræfɪk/
  • British English – /ɪdɪəʊˈɡrafɪk/

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Cite the Definition of Idiographic

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “idiographic.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved April 9, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/idiographic/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

idiographic. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/idiographic/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “idiographic.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed April 9, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/idiographic/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“idiographic.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 9 Apr. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/idiographic/>.