psychologism

noun
psy·​chol·​o·​gism | \ sī-ˈkä-lə-ˌji-zəm How to pronounce psychologism (audio) \

Definition of psychologism

: a theory that applies psychological conceptions to the interpretation of historical events or logical thought

First Known Use of psychologism

1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Psychologism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psychologism. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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