Definition of technicist in US English:

technicist

noun

  • See technic

    • ‘In this context, ‘poetic art’ becomes the site where the historial poiesis of experience marks itself against the dominant technicist formations of the everyday.’
    • ‘In a 1988 essay titled ‘Maps, Knowledge and Power’ he regrets that cartographic history has been dominated to date by a technicist teleology of evolving accuracy.’
    • ‘Not only does pursuit of a technicist, consultant-driven strategy beget electoral failure; each failure becomes evidence for the need to depend even more on the presumptions of the failed strategy.’
    • ‘Third, many of these chapters implicitly reduce changing forms of citizenship to a technicist definition of capitalism.’

Pronunciation

technicist

/-nisist/