deconstruction + -ism
- (UK) IPA(key): /diːkənˈstɹʌkʃənɪzəm/, /diːkənˈstɹʊkʃənɪzəm/
deconstructionism (countable and uncountable, plural deconstructionisms)
- The belief in, or application of, deconstruction (theory of textual criticism).
2009 May 18, Janet Maslin, “Whiz Kid in College, Hold That Attitude!”, in 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.