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situationism

[ sich-oo-ey-shuh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˌsɪtʃ uˈeɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm /
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noun Psychology.

the theory that behavior is chiefly response to immediate situations.

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On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
Also sit·u·a·tion·al·ism [sich-oo-ey-shuh-nl-iz-uhm]. /ˌsɪtʃ uˈeɪ ʃə nlˌɪz əm/.

Origin of situationism

sit·u·a·tion·ist, noun
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