meliorism meliorism

Definition(s):

  • (n) the belief that the world can be made better by human effort

Usage(s):

  1. At the convention, the official mood was traditional Methodist meliorism.
  2. Perhaps the only force that can embrace these opposites is the meliorism of humor, which happily abounds in this novel.
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languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /