(comparative more historicist, superlative most historicist)
- Of or pertaining to historicism
- An advocate of historicism
Variant of historicism
- a theory of history holding that the course of events is determined by unchangeable laws or cyclic patterns
- the theory that the only true understanding of a person, society, historical period, etc. comes about through knowledge of its history
- a reliance on historical precedents in the practice of art, architecture, music, etc.