situationism

[sich-oo-ey-shuh-niz-uh m]

noun Psychology.

the theory that behavior is chiefly response to immediate situations.

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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