Definition of examinationism in English:

examinationism

noun

historical, rare
  • Excessive use of or reliance on examinations, especially competitive examinations, as a means of assessing knowledge, skill, or competence.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal Science. From examination + -ism.

Pronunciation

examinationism

/ɪɡˌzamɪˈneɪʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m/ /ɛɡˌzamɪˈneɪʃ(ə)nɪz(ə)m/ /ɪɡˌzamɪˈneɪʃənɪz(ə)m/