historicism

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noun his·tor·i·cism \hi-ˈstȯr-ə-ˌsi-zəm, -ˈstär-\

Definition of historicism

  1. :  a theory, doctrine, or style that emphasizes the importance of history: such asa :  a theory in which history is seen as a standard of value or as a determinant of eventsb :  a style (as in architecture) characterized by the use of traditional forms and elements

historicist

play \hi-ˈstȯr-ə-sist, -ˈstär-\ adjective or noun

1895

First Known Use of historicism

1895


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