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noun, often capitalized re·con·struc·tion·ism \-shə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of reconstructionism

  1. 1 :  a movement in 20th century American Judaism that advocates a creative adjustment to contemporary conditions through the cultivation of traditions and folkways shared by all Jews

  2. 2 :  advocacy of post-Civil War reconstruction


play \-sh(ə-)nist\ adjective or noun often capitalized

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