apri·o·rism | \ -ˈȯˌri-\
Definition of apriorism
1 : belief in a priori principles or reasoning specifically : the doctrine that knowledge rests upon principles that are self-evident to reason or are presupposed by experience in general
2a : an a priori principle : assumption
b : an example of a priori reasoning
c : a statement that makes evident a belief in a priori principles
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incapable of being surmounted or overcome
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