prescriptivism

prescriptivist

[pri-skrip-tuh-vist]
noun
1.
a writer, teacher, or supporter of prescriptive grammar.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or based on prescriptive grammar.

Origin:
1950–55; prescriptive + -ist

prescriptivism, noun
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prescriptivism (prɪˈskrɪptɪˌvɪzəm)
 
n
ethics descriptivism Compare emotivism the theory that moral utterances have no truth value but prescribe attitudes to others and express the conviction of the speaker

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