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

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History and Etymology for tutiorism

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

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“Tutiorism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tutiorism. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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