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Meaning of NOMINALISM

Pronunciation:  'nâmu`nlizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the doctrine that the various objects labeled by the same term have nothing in common but their name
 

NOMINALISM is a 10 letter word that starts with N.

 

 See Also: philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nom"i*nal*ism\, n.
The principles or philosophy of the Nominalists.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: differentiation, differentness, distinctiveness, egohood, human factor, identity, individualism, individuality, integrity, nonconformity, oneness, particularism, particularity, personal equation, personal identity, personality, personship, selfhood, self-identity, selfness, singularity, soul, uniqueness
 

 

 

 

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