[ ev-uh-loo-shuh-ner-ee or, esp. British, ee-vuh- ]
/ ˌɛv əˈlu ʃəˌnɛr i or, esp. British, ˌi və- /
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Dictionary.com’s 2016 Word of the Year: XenophobiaAt Dictionary.com we aim to pick a Word of the Year that embodies a major theme resonating deeply in the cultural consciousness over the prior 12 months. This year, some of the most prominent news stories have centered around fear of the “other.” Fear is an adaptive part of human evolutionary history and often influences behaviors and perceptions on a subconscious level. However, this particular …
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Examples from the Web for evolutionarily
We are evolutionarily pretty well adapted to eat just about anything.The Top 10 Diets of 2013 Are All Useless (Except to Book Publishers)|Kent Sepkowitz|December 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Primates, it seems, are evolutionarily prepared to fear, detect, and respond to snakes.