introspectionism

noun
in·​tro·​spec·​tion·​ism | \ ˌin-trə-ˈspek-shə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce introspectionism (audio) \

Definition of introspectionism

: a doctrine that psychology must be based essentially on data derived from introspection — compare behaviorism

Other Words from introspectionism

introspectionist \ ˌin-​trə-​ˈspek-​sh(ə-​)nist How to pronounce introspectionist (audio) \ or introspectionistic \ ˌin-​trə-​ˌspek-​shə-​ˈni-​stik How to pronounce introspectionistic (audio) \ adjective
introspectionist noun

First Known Use of introspectionism

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Introspectionism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/introspectionism. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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introspectionism

noun
in·​tro·​spec·​tion·​ism | \ -shə-ˌniz-əm How to pronounce introspectionism (audio) \

Medical Definition of introspectionism

: a doctrine that psychology must be based essentially on data derived from introspection — compare behaviorism

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