Definition of historicism
: a theory, doctrine, or style that emphasizes the importance of history: as a : a theory in which history is seen as a standard of value or as a determinant of events b : a style (as in architecture) characterized by the use of traditional forms and elements
historicistplay \-sist\ adjective or noun
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