externalism

noun
ex·​ter·​nal·​ism | \ ek-ˈstər-nə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce externalism (audio) \

Definition of externalism

1 : attention to externals especially : excessive preoccupation with externals

First Known Use of externalism

1856, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Externalism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/externalism. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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