incrementalism

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

noun

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

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Origin of incrementalism

First recorded in 1965–70; incremental + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM incrementalism

in·cre·men·tal·ist, noun, adjective
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