Definition of geneticism in English:

geneticism

noun

  • 1The belief that the nature or value of any phenomenon can be understood by recognition of its place in a process of development; historicism.

  • 2The attribution of sole, extreme, or excessive importance to the role of genes or heredity in the causation of disease, behaviour, etc.

Origin

Early 20th century. From genetic + -ism.

Pronunciation

geneticism

/dʒɪˈnɛtɪsɪz(ə)m/