Definition of long-termism in English:



mass noun
  • The practice of making decisions with a view to long-term objectives or consequences.

    • ‘It is this long-termism and the necessary pain that Labor must conquer before it will win office federally again.’
    • ‘Well that extreme long-termism is I think what has come to an end.’
    • ‘The trouble with long-termism, a strategy that demands unshakeable faith in its proponent, is the price of loyalty.’
    • ‘Clarity of objectives, long-termism, and consistency are some of the characteristics of a development strategy capable of achieving economic progress.’
    • ‘About time, say those few transport commentators who aren't simply cynical about such ambitious long-termism.’