actualism

[ ak-choo-uh-liz-uh m ]
/ ˈæk tʃu əˌlɪz əm /

noun Philosophy.

the doctrine that all reality is animate or in motion.

Nearby words

  1. actual,
  2. actual bodily harm,
  3. actual cautery,
  4. actual cost,
  5. actual sin,
  6. actuality,
  7. actualité,
  8. actualization,
  9. actualize,
  10. actually

Origin of actualism

First recorded in 1855–60; actual + -ism

Related formsac·tu·al·ist, noun, adjectiveac·tu·al·is·tic, adjective

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