See also 262. MATHEMATICS .
- a skilied user of the abacus.
- Psychiatry. an inability to work with figures; a mental block concerning calculation.
- a form of divination involving numbers. Also called arithmomancy .
- 1. an obsession with numbers.
- 2. a compulsion to count things.
- a belief that the number seven is sacred, as in ancient Baby-Ion.
- a system of occultism based upon numbers. — numerologist, n. — numerological, adj.