eco·​fem·​i·​nism | \ ˌē-kō-ˈfe-mə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce ecofeminism (audio) , ˌe-kō- How to pronounce ecofeminism (audio) \

Definition of ecofeminism

: a movement or theory that applies feminist principles and ideas to ecological issues

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ecofeminist \ ˌē-​kō-​ˈfe-​mə-​nist How to pronounce ecofeminist (audio) , ˌe-​kō-​ How to pronounce ecofeminist (audio) \ noun or adjective

Examples of ecofeminism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Heidi Hutner, PhD, teaches, speaks, and writes about ecofeminism and environmental justice. Longreads, "The Grieving Landscape," 10 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of ecofeminism

1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Ecofeminism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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