295. Numbers


See also 262. MATHEMATICS .

abacist
a skilied user of the abacus.
acalculia
Psychiatry. an inability to work with figures; a mental block concerning calculation.
arithmancy
a form of divination involving numbers. Also called arithmomancy .
arithmomania
1. an obsession with numbers.
2. a compulsion to count things.
hebdomadism
a belief that the number seven is sacred, as in ancient Baby-Ion.
numerology
a system of occultism based upon numbers. — numerologist, n. numerological, adj.

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