Definition of ecologism in English:

ecologism

noun

  • 1Biology. The capacity for successful adaptation to changes in environmental conditions; (also) a character that can alter, or that has altered, as a result of such adaptation. rare (now disused).

  • 2A philosophy or ideology based on the application of ecological concepts and priorities to political and moral issues.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Botanical Gazette. From ecology + -ism.

Pronunciation

ecologism

/ɪˈkɒlədʒɪz(ə)m/