English edit

Etymology edit

nominalist +‎ -ic

Adjective edit

nominalistic (comparative more nominalistic, superlative most nominalistic)

  1. (philosophy) Having a nominalist character
    • 2008 April 1, Ross P. Cameron, “Truthmakers and ontological commitment: or how to deal with complex objects and mathematical ontology without getting into”, in Philosophical Studies, volume 140, number 1, →DOI:
      The debate over whether or not there are sets, or numbers, or other abstracta, shouldn’t be pursued by trying to work out whether talk of such things is paraphrasable away into a nominalistic language [] .