Definition of relationism in English:

relationism

noun

Philosophy
  • The doctrine that an entity cannot be considered independently of its relations to other entities, and that these relations have a real existence in themselves; specifically the doctrine that space and time are not entities but relations between entities.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Pirie (1804–1885), Church of Scotland minister and university principal. From relation + -ism, after relationist.

Pronunciation

relationism

/rɪˈleɪʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m//rɪˈleɪʃənɪz(ə)m/