associationist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

association +‎ -ist

Noun[edit]

associationist (plural associationists)

  1. (Islam) a mushrik; an Islamic term for one who ascribes partners to Allah (God) or believes in the Trinity
  2. (philosophy) One who explains the higher functions and relations of the soul by the association of ideas.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.