factualism

noun

fac·​tu·​al·​ism ˈfak-chə-wə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce factualism (audio)
-chə-ˌli-,
-chü-ə-ˌli-,
ˈfaksh-wə-
: adherence or dedication to facts
factualist
ˈfak-chə-wə-list How to pronounce factualism (audio)
-chə-list
-chü-ə-list
ˈfaksh-wə-
noun

Word History

Etymology

factual + -ism

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of factualism was in 1936

Dictionary Entries Near factualism

Cite this Entry

“Factualism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/factualism. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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