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View synonyms for experientialism

experientialism

[ ik-speer-ee-en-shuh-liz-uhm ]

noun

, Epistemology.
  1. any doctrine or theory that maintains that personal experience is the only or the principal basis of knowledge.


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Other Words From

  • ex·peri·ential·ist noun
  • ex·peri·ential·istic adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of experientialism1

First recorded in 1860–65; experiential + -ism

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