neo-scho·​las·​ti·​cism ˌnē-ō-skə-ˈla-stə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce neo-scholasticism (audio)
: a movement among Catholic scholars aiming to restate medieval Scholasticism in a manner suited to present intellectual needs
neoscholastic adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of neo-scholasticism was in 1881

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Cite this Entry

“Neo-scholasticism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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