[ ploor-uh-lis-tik ]
/ ˌplʊər əˈlɪs tɪk /
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Philosophy. of or relating to pluralism, the theory that there is more than one basic substance or principle: A pluralistic account of the nature of truth needs to look at truth in a specific domain, as opposed to what constitutes truth per se.
Sociology. of or relating to cultural pluralism, the doctrine that society benefits from minority groups participating fully in the dominant society while maintaining their cultural differences: The building of pluralistic and democratic societies relies on creating spaces within which respectful and purposeful intercultural and interreligious dialogues can take place.
allowing for different ideas, methods, etc., or made up of differing elements:The school encourages pluralistic approaches to learning, allowing individuals to follow their own personal strengths and learning styles.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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Origin of pluralistic

pluralist + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM pluralistic

plu·ral·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·plu·ral·is·tic, adjectiveun·plu·ral·is·tic, adjective
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