Meaning of gradualistic in English:


Pronunciation /ɡradʒʊəˈlɪstɪk/


See gradualism

‘Since environmental change was gradual, evolution could not help but be gradualistic also.’
  • ‘In the final analysis the authors identify key problems with gradualistic evolution of the immune system.’
  • ‘I actually had a very interesting opportunity, a head start in a sense, because at that time, these academics were dogmatically teaching the gradualistic theory of evolution as fact.’
  • ‘As long as the evidence is not absolutely inescapable, we humans will invent ad hoc and gradualistic explanations to explain away these changes.’