deconstructionism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

deconstruction +‎ -ism

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːkənˈstɹʌkʃənɪzəm/, /diːkənˈstɹʊkʃənɪzəm/

Noun[edit]

deconstructionism (uncountable)

  1. The belief in, or application of, deconstruction.
    • 2009 May 18, Janet Maslin, “Whiz Kid in College, Hold That Attitude!”, New York Times:
      Once he had decided to major in English, “since it sounded like something I might already know,” he learned to enjoy tossing the vocabulary of deconstructionism back at his teachers.