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Definition of "teleological" [te•le•o•log•ic•al]

  • Of or pertaining to teleology; showing evidence of design or purpose. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "teleological" in a sentence
  • "We see this over-arching teleological from the Greek word telos or goal understanding of the human good present in the following statement that De Roover makes concerning the teaching of St. Antonino:"
  • "Scanlon (1998) uses friendship to argue against what he calls teleological conceptions of values presupposed by consequentialism."
  • "The phenomenon is explicable only in "teleological" terms."