revisionism

[ ri-vizh-uh-niz-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF revisionism
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WORD ORIGIN

1903, from revision + -ism. Originally in Marxist jargon, "rejection of gradual introduction of socialism." Revisionist is from 1850 (adj.); 1854 (n.); in the historical sense from 1934, originally with reference to the causes of World War I.

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