bathmism

noun
bath·​mism
plural -s

Definition of bathmism

: a hypothetical growth force — compare élan vital

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History and Etymology for bathmism

Greek bathmos step (from bainein to go) + -ism

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“Bathmism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bathmism. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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