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logocentrism

[ loh-guh-sen-triz-uhm ]
/ ˌloʊ gəˈsɛn trɪz əm /
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noun
a method of literary analysis in which words and language are regarded as a fundamental expression of external reality, excluding nonlinguistic factors such as historical context.
excessive faith in the meanings of words or their specific usages.
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OTHER WORDS FROM logocentrism

lo·go·cen·tric, adjectivelo·go·cen·trist, noun

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