Nominalism Definition

nŏmə-nə-lĭzəm
noun
A doctrine of the late Middle Ages that all universal or abstract terms are mere necessities of thought or conveniences of language and therefore exist as names only, with no ideal realities corresponding to them.
Webster's New World
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nominalism
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nominalisms

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