Meaning of alternativism in English:

alternativism

Pronunciation /ɔːlˈtəːnətɪvɪz(ə)m/ /ɒlˈtəːnətɪvɪz(ə)m/

noun

  • The practice or pursuit of an approach or lifestyle which is considered unorthodox or outside of the mainstream.

Origin

1950s (in an earlier sense). From alternative + -ism.