tutiorism

noun
tu·​ti·​or·​ism | \ˈt(y)üshēəˌrizəm, -ütē-\
plural -s

Definition of tutiorism 

: a viewpoint in the probabilistic controversy that the argument favoring liberty as distinguished from law must be either certain or the most probable of all possible opinions to furnish a basis for action — compare probabilism sense 2

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for tutiorism

Latin tutior safer (comparative of tutus safe, from past participle of tuērī to look at, protect, guard) + English -ism

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about tutiorism

Dictionary Entries near tutiorism

tutelary

Tutelo

tutin

tutiorism

tutiorist

tut money

tutor

Statistics for tutiorism

Look-up Popularity

Comments on tutiorism

What made you want to look up tutiorism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a typical or ideal example

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!