eugenism

noun eu·gen·ism \yüˈjeˌnizəm, yüˈjēˌ-, ˈyüjəˌ-\

Definition of eugenism

plural

-s

  1. :  the combination of influences best suited to improve the hereditary qualities of a race or breed, especially the human race

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Origin and Etymology of eugenism

Greek eugenēs + English -ism


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