The word was coined by German philosopher Baron Christian von Wolff and first used in English in 1862, from New Latin monismus, from Greek μόνος "alone".
monism (countable and uncountable, plural monisms)
- The doctrine of the oneness and unity of reality, despite the appearance of diversity in the world.
The doctrine of the oneness and unity of reality
monism m (uncountable)
declension of monism