deconstructionism
deconstructionism \de`con*struc"tion*ism\ (d[-e]`k[u^]n*str[u^]k"sh[u^]n*[i^]z'm), n. Same as {decontruction[1]}.

Syn: deconstruction. [WordNet 1.5]


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