presentism

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noun pres·ent·ism \ˈpre-zən-ˌti-zəm\

Definition of presentism

  1. :  an attitude toward the past dominated by present-day attitudes and experiences

presentist

play \-zən-tist\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of presentism

3present


First Known Use: 1923

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