[ lok-ee-uhn ]
/ ˈlɒk i ən /
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an adherent of the philosophy of Locke.
of, relating to, or resembling the philosophy of Locke.
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OTHER WORDS FROM LockeanLock·e·an·ism, Lock·i·an·ism, noun
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Here he became specific, borrowing from Lockean empiricism his conditions of intellectual assent.A Discourse Concerning Ridicule and Irony in Writing (1729)|Anthony Collins