noun na·ta·lism \ˈnātəlˌizəm\

Definition of natalism



  1. :  an attitude or policy favoring or encouraging population growth


\-ələ̇st\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of natalism

from natalist (from French nataliste, from natalité birthrate), after such pairs as Communist : Communism — more at natality

First Known Use: 1971

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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