psychologism

noun

psy·​chol·​o·​gism sī-ˈkä-lə-ˌji-zəm How to pronounce psychologism (audio)
: a theory that applies psychological conceptions to the interpretation of historical events or logical thought

Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of psychologism was in 1850

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“Psychologism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psychologism. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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