One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A system or method of analysis founded on experience, evidence, and observation, in preference to theory; (Cultural Anthropology, Sociology, and Economics) the doctrine or belief that formal economic models have little value in cultures where market economies are absent.
1930s; earliest use found in Mind. From substantive + -ism.
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