Definition of inclusivism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkluːsɪvɪz(ə)m/


[mass noun]
The practice of trying to incorporate diverse or unreconciled elements into a single system.
Example sentences
  • Effectively, Rome has cast herself adrift from historic orthodoxy by setting her traditional teachings in the wider context of religious inclusivism and the universality of the experience of the Divine.
  • He doesn't find much help in most current theological ‘models’: exclusivism (only my religion is true), inclusivism (your religion may be true, but mine is truer) and pluralism (we're all equally true).
  • All they want to hear is that the arts are efficiently run, good for the economy and subservient to current dogmas of inclusivism and education.



noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Certainly the inclusivist language of cultural pluralism was swiftly replaced by rhetoric stressing national homogeneity.
  • We are all aware of the three responses to religious pluralism that are typically lifted up: exclusivist, inclusivist, and pluralist.
  • In no way can this be seen as an inclusivist tendency.
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