agelicism

noun
agel·i·cism | \ə-ˈje-lə-ˌsi-zəm\
plural -s

Definition of agelicism 

: the doctrine that holds that society completely determines the thoughts, feelings, and acts of individuals

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First Known Use of agelicism

circa 1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agelicism

Greek agelikós “of the herd” (from agélē “herd” + -ikos -ic entry 1) + -ism

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