Definition of generationism in English:

generationism

noun

  • A theory according to which the human soul is passed from parent to child at conception in a spiritual process distinct from, but allied to, the physical generation of the body.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Gospel Ambassador. From generation + -ism.

Pronunciation

generationism

/ˌdʒɛnəˈreɪʃnɪz(ə)m/