Definition of perfectibilism in English:

perfectibilism

noun

  • The perfectibility of human nature; the doctrine of or belief in this.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Tait's Magazine. From perfectible + -ism, after perfectibilist. Compare French perfectibilisme.

Pronunciation

perfectibilism

/pəˈfɛktɪbɪlɪz(ə)m/