Meaning of nervism in English:

nervism

noun

rare, historical Physiology
  • A theory (advocated mainly by I. P. Pavlov and his followers) ascribing the control of most normal and abnormal physiological processes to the central nervous system.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From nerve + -ism.

Pronunciation

nervism

/ˈnəːvɪz(ə)m/