English edit

Etymology edit

From biology +‎ -ism.

Noun edit

biologism (usually uncountable, plural biologisms)

  1. The use or emphasis of biological principles or methods in explaining human, especially social, behavior. [from 20th c.]
    • 1988, Angela Carter, “Eric Rhode: On Birth and Madness”, in Shaking a Leg, Vintage, published 2013, page 95:
      But Sophocles and Rhode are both very much concerned with crude biologism vis-à-vis the Oedipal situation.

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See also edit

References edit

  • biologism, Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. File retrieved Nov. 11. 2007.

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French biologisme.

Noun edit

biologism n (uncountable)

  1. biologism

Declension edit