[ US /ˈneɪtɪˌvɪzəm/ ]
  1. (philosophy) the philosophical theory that some ideas are innate
  2. the policy of perpetuating native cultures (in opposition to acculturation)
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How To Use nativism In A Sentence

  • Also, the notion of nativism implicit in everything you say. BobFromBrockley
  • A passionate nativism marched in lock step with a sense of a lofty imperial mission.
  • When are the effects of racism and "nativism" going to be dealt with in a way that will unite rather than further divide our society? Joel Shatzky: Educating for Democracy: Who's Listening?
  • That doesn’t mean catering to their ignorant nativism is the right thing to do. Matthew Yglesias » Uh-Oh
  • Mr. Goode's dimwitted outburst of nativism is nothing new. December 2006
  • Darell el alternativismo de la realidad impresa bajo tonadas e imagenes elocuentes casi tactiles cien porciento volatiles bajo tambien la sorpresa de hombres dominados por su instinto controlado por maquinas para que al final sea el mismo hombre quien se destruya asi mismo bajo la vision de sus propios miedos y fracasos para quedar absolutamente solo aunque este este rodeado de los mismos seres inertes y ya sin corazon …. Splitting The Atom film by Edouard Salier « Massive Attack Blog
  • Her nativism became apparent in Greece when she wrote how happy she was to leave ‘the half-civilized races behind and enter Europe.’
  • However, warns Brzezinski, this increasing internationalization of elites "could create a dangerous gap between them and the politically activated masses, whose 'nativism' - exploited by more nationalist political leaders - could work against the 'cosmopolitan' elites." [
  • Much contemporary work in cognitive science on the set of models known as connectionist or parallel distributed processing (PDP) models seems to share behaviorism's anti-nativism about learning. Behaviorism
  • This kind of couched nativism really must be shouted down! Firedoglake » Tidying Up: Walton Decision, G/J and Other Bits
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