incrementalism

[ in-kruh-men-tl-iz-uh m, ing- ]
/ ˌɪn krəˈmɛn tlˌɪz əm, ˌɪŋ- /
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noun

a policy of making changes, especially social changes, by degrees; gradualism.

Nearby words

  1. increment,
  2. incremental,
  3. incremental plotter,
  4. incremental recorder,
  5. incremental repetition,
  6. incrementally,
  7. increpation,
  8. increscent,
  9. incretion,
  10. incretory

Origin of incrementalism

First recorded in 1965–70; incremental + -ism

Related formsin·cre·men·tal·ist, noun, adjective

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