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[mass noun] A theory in philosophy or psychology which regards the simple association or co-occurrence of ideas or sensations as the primary basis of meaning, thought, or learning.
- ‘The Romantic conception of the self was an outgrowth of Kant's critique of associationism.’
- ‘Psychological behaviorism is associationism without appeal to mental events.’
- ‘Many theologians hold that these attributes are metaphorical rather than real, since comparison of God to human beings is strictly forbidden due to fears of associationism.’
- ‘At this point, the regime began to get nervous about the spread of associationism, and it responded by refusing to legalize more independent housewife organizations.’
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