Academicism definition

ə-kădə-mĭzəm
Traditional formalism, especially when reflected in art.
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The quality of being academic; esp., formal or pedantic quality, spirit, etc.
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(classical studies, sometimes capitalized) The doctrines of Plato's academy; specifically the skeptical doctrines of the later academy stating that nothing can be known; a tenet of the Academic philosophy; state of being Academic. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of academicism - academicalism, academism

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
academicism
Plural:
academicisms

Origin of academicism