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impersonalism

[ im-pur-suh-nl-iz-uhm ]
/ ɪmˈpɜr sə nlˌɪz əm /
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noun

the practice of maintaining impersonal relations with individuals or groups.

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Origin of impersonalism

First recorded in 1895–1900; impersonal + -ism
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