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organicist

or·gan·i·cism
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-gan-uh-siz-uh m]
    • /ɔrˈgæn əˌsɪz əm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-gan-uh-siz-uh m]
    • /ɔrˈgæn əˌsɪz əm/

Definitions of organicist word

  • noun organicist Philosophy. the view that some systems resemble organisms in having parts that function in relation to the whole to which they belong. Compare holism (def 1). 1
  • noun organicist Pathology. the doctrine that all symptoms arise from organic disease. 1
  • noun organicist a view of society as an autonomous entity analogous to and following the same developmental pattern as a biological organism. 1
  • noun organicist Advocate of organicism. 1

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Origin of organicist

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
First recorded in 1850-55; organic + -ism

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Parts of speech for Organicist

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

organicist popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

organicist usage trend in Literature

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