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Meaning of FUNCTIONALISM

Pronunciation:  'fungkshu`nlizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any doctrine that stresses utility or purpose
  2. [n]  a psychology based on the assumption that all mental process are useful to an organism in adapting to the environment
 

FUNCTIONALISM is a 13 letter word that starts with F.

 

 See Also: doctrine, ism, philosophy, psychological science, psychology, school of thought

 

 

Glossary
 
 Definition: the theory that all elements of a culture are functional in that they serve to satisfy culturally defined needs of the people in that society or requirements of the society as a whole.
 

 

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