nuclearism

noun
nuclear·​ism
plural -s

Definition of nuclearism

: dependence on or faith in nuclear weapons as the means for maintaining national security

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First Known Use of nuclearism

1960, in the meaning defined above

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“Nuclearism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nuclearism. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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