Related formsgrad·u·al·ist, noun, adjectivegrad·u·al·is·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for gradualism
It also happened that the former Reform party accepted pragmatism and gradualism.
I think it will be readily inferred, from what I have said, that the secret of power and success is gradualism.Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy.|Elizabeth P. Peabody
A statement of its results will, therefore, afford no small data for deciding upon the general principle of gradualism!The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
To admit the principle of gradualism was for Abolition to emasculate itself of its most virile quality.
The more he thought the less did gradualism seem defensible on moral grounds.
Had they relied upon the experience of the liberal nations, they might have resigned themselves to a policy of gradualism.Government in Republican China|Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger