[sis-tuh-muh-tiz-uh m]

Origin of systematism

First recorded in 1840–50; systemat(ize) + -ism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for systematism

Historical Examples of systematism

  • Systematism is the death of spontaneousness, and spontaneousness is the very soul of art.

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    Josef Hofmann

  • Evolutionism and systematism are opposing tendencies which can never be absolutely harmonised one with the other.

British Dictionary definitions for systematism


  1. the practice of classifying or systematizing
  2. adherence to a system
  3. a systematic classification; systematized arrangement
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