Definitions for "Nativism"
The disposition to favor the native inhabitants of a country, in preference to immigrants from foreign countries.
The doctrine of innate ideas, or that the mind possesses forms of thought independent of sensation.
The view that some important aspects of perception and of other cognitive processes are innate.
Theory that human beings have an inborn capacity for language acquisition. (139)
the philosophical position that heredity provides individuals with inborn knowledge and abilities. (5)
the policy of perpetuating native cultures (in opposition to acculturation)