Bergsonian

1 of 2

adjective

Berg·​son·​ian (ˈ)berg-¦sō-nē-ən How to pronounce Bergsonian (audio)
(ˈ)berk-,
-nyən
: of or relating to Bergson or Bergsonism

Bergsonian

2 of 2

noun

Berg·​son·​ian (ˈ)berg-¦sō-nē-ən How to pronounce Bergsonian (audio)
(ˈ)berk-,
-nyən
plural -s
: an adherent of Bergsonism

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Henri Bergson †1941 French philosopher + English -ian

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near Bergsonian

Cite this Entry

“Bergsonian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bergsonian. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
Spell It

Hear a word and type it out. How many can you get right?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ