Definition of nominalism
1 : a theory that there are no universal essences in reality and that the mind can frame no single concept or image corresponding to any universal or general term
nominalistplay \-ist, -list\ noun
nominalisticplay \ˌnä-mə-nə-ˈlis-tik, ˌnäm-nə-ˈlis-\ adjective
First Known Use of nominalism
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