monadism

[ mon-uh-diz-uhm, moh-nad-iz-uhm ]

nounPhilosophy.
  1. the doctrine of monads as ultimate units of being.

  2. (sometimes initial capital letter) the philosophy of Leibniz.

Origin of monadism

1
First recorded in 1870–75; monad + -ism
  • Also mon·ad·ol·o·gy [mon-uh-dol-uh-jee, moh-na‐]. /ˌmɒn əˈdɒl ə dʒi, ˌmoʊ næ‐/.

Other words from monadism

  • mon·ad·is·tic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for monadism

monadism

monadology (ˌmɒnəˈdɒlədʒɪ, ˌməʊ-)

/ (ˈmɒnəˌdɪzəm, ˈməʊ-) /


noun
  1. (esp in the writings of Leibnitz) the philosophical doctrine that monads are the ultimate units of reality

Derived forms of monadism

  • monadistic, adjective

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