noun per·son·al·ism \ˈpərs-nə-ˌli-zəm, ˈpər-sə-nə-\

Definition of PERSONALISM

:  a doctrine emphasizing the significance, uniqueness, and inviolability of personality
per·son·al·ist \-list\ noun or adjective
per·son·al·is·tic \ˌpərs-nə-ˈlis-tik, ˌpər-sə-nə-\ adjective

First Known Use of PERSONALISM

circa 1846


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