Noun Definition


1.Definition: (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge derives from experience

Related Noun(s):empiricism

Category: General

2.Definition: (philosophy) the ethical doctrine that feeling is the only criterion for what is good

Related Noun(s):sensualism

Category: General

3.Definition: subject matter that is calculated to excite and please vulgar tastes

Category: General

4.Definition: the journalistic use of subject matter that appeals to vulgar tastes

"The tabloids relied on sensationalism to maintain their circulation"

Related Noun(s):luridness

Category: General