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actualism

[ ak-choo-uh-liz-uhm ]
/ ˈæk tʃu əˌlɪz əm /
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noun Philosophy.

the doctrine that all reality is animate or in motion.

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Origin of actualism

First recorded in 1855–60; actual + -ism
ac·tu·al·ist, noun, adjectiveac·tu·al·is·tic, adjective
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