HyperDic: deconstructionism

English > 1 sense of the word deconstructionism:
NOUNcognitiondeconstructionism, deconstructiona philosophical theory of criticism (usually of literature or film) that seeks to expose deep-seated contradictions in a work by delving below its surface meaning / meaning
English > deconstructionism: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA philosophical theory of criticism (usually of literature or film) that seeks to expose deep-seated contradictions in a work by delving below its surface meaning / meaning.
Synonymdeconstruction
Categoryliteraturecreative writing of recognized / recognized artistic value
philosophyThe rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
Broaderphilosophical doctrine, philosophical theoryA doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
Spanishdeconstrucción, desconstrucción
Catalandesconstrucció
Adjectivesdeconstructionistof or concerned with the philosophical theory of literature known as deconstructionism

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