situationism

[ sich-oo-ey-shuh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˌsɪtʃ uˈeɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm /

noun Psychology.

the theory that behavior is chiefly response to immediate situations.

Nearby words

  1. situation ethics,
  2. situation room,
  3. situational,
  4. situational irony,
  5. situational psychosis,
  6. situla,
  7. situs,
  8. situs inversus,
  9. situs picketing,
  10. situtunga

Also sit·u·a·tion·al·ism [sich-oo-ey-shuh-nl-iz-uh m] /ˌsɪtʃ uˈeɪ ʃə nlˌɪz əm/.

Origin of situationism


Related formssit·u·a·tion·ist, noun

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