consilience

noun
con·​sil·​ience | \ kən-ˈsil-yən(t)s How to pronounce consilience (audio) \

Definition of consilience

: the linking together of principles from different disciplines especially when forming a comprehensive theory

First Known Use of consilience

1840, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for consilience

com- + resilience

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