Meaning of peripheralist in English:

peripheralist

Pronunciation /pɪˈrɪf(ə)rəlɪst/ /pɪˈrɪf(ə)r(ə)lɪst/

noun

Psychology
  • A believer in or advocate of peripheralism; a person who stresses the importance of peripheral factors.

adjective

Psychology
  • Of or relating to peripheralists or peripheralism.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Journal of Philosophy. From peripheral + -ist, after peripheralism.