Definition of Meinongian in US English:

Meinongian

adjective

Philosophy
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Meinong or his philosophical theories, especially his theory of objects, which allows for different modes of being for a variety of objects of thought.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Mind. From the name of Alexius Meinong, Austrian philosopher + -ian.

Pronunciation

Meinongian

/mʌɪˈnɒŋɡɪən/