permissivism

[ per-mis-uh-viz-uh m ]
/ pərˈmɪs əˌvɪz əm /

noun

lenience toward or indulgence of a wide variety of social behavior.

Origin of permissivism

First recorded in 1965–70; permissive + -ism

Related forms

per·mis·siv·ist, noun
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