factualism
noun Date: 1936 adherence or dedication to facts • factualist noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • factualism — [fak′cho͞o əliz΄əm] n. adherence or devotion to facts …   English World dictionary

  • factualism — factualist, n. factualistic, adj. /fak chooh euh liz euhm/, n. emphasis on, devotion to, or extensive reliance upon facts: the factualism of scientific experiment. [1945 50; FACTUAL + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • factualism — əˌlizəm noun ( s) 1. : adherence or dedication to facts the factualism of the scientist 2. : a theory based on or emphasizing the importance of facts …   Useful english dictionary

  • factualism — n. realism, being based on facts, being based on truth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • factualism — fac·tu·al·ism …   English syllables

  • factualism — fac•tu•al•ism [[t]ˈfæk tʃu əˌlɪz əm[/t]] n. emphasis on, devotion to, or extensive reliance upon facts • Etymology: 1945–50 fac′tu•al•ist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • factualism — /ˈfæktʃuəlɪzəm/ (say fakchoohuhlizuhm) noun emphasis and reliance on facts, especially scientific facts. –factualist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • factualist — noun see factualism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Social class in American history — Social class has been an important theme for historians of the United States for over 100 years. Colonial periodHistorians in recent decades have explored in microscopic detail the process of settling the new country and creating the social… …   Wikipedia

  • factualist — See factualism. * * * …   Universalium

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