biologism
biologism iologism n. use of biological principles in explaining human behavior, especially social behavior. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • biologism — BIOLOGÍSM s.n. Doctrină care consideră fenomenele fizice, psihice şi sociale drept manifestări biologice. [pr.: bi o ] – Din fr. biologisme. Trimis de paula, 21.06.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  biologísm s. n. (sil. bi o ) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004.… …   Dicționar Român

  • biologism — noun Date: 1920 the use of biological explanations in the analysis of social situations • biologistic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • biologism — /buy ol euh jiz euhm/, n. the use or emphasis of biological principles or methods in explaining human, esp. social, behavior. [1850 55; BIOLOG(Y) + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • biologism — noun The use or emphasis of biological principles or methods in explaining human, especially social, behavior …   Wiktionary

  • biologism — [bʌɪ ɒlədʒɪz(ə)m] noun the interpretation of human life from a strictly biological point of view. Derivatives biologistic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • biologism — bi·ol·o·gism …   English syllables

  • biologism — bi•ol•o•gism [[t]baɪˈɒl əˌdʒɪz əm[/t]] n. soc the use or emphasis of biological principles in explaining human, esp. social, behavior • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • biologism —   n. biological theory; use of biological terms.    ♦ biologistic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • biologism — s ( en) åskådning rörande människans utveckling som betonar nedärvda biologiska faktorer …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • biologism — noun use of biological principles in explaining human especially social behavior • Derivationally related forms: ↑biologistic • Hypernyms: ↑practice, ↑pattern …   Useful english dictionary

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