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1(Especially among social scientists) a refusal or marked reluctance to consider or accept biological (especially genetic or evolutionary) factors or theories in relation to human life.
2Avoidance of contact with animals, plants, or organic materials; strong aversion to aspects of the natural world.
1980s; earliest use found in Mary Daly (b. 1928).
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.