gradualism definition

  • noun:
    • The belief in or perhaps the policy of advancing toward a target by gradual, often sluggish stages.
    • Biology the scene that speciation proceeds by imperceptibly little, cumulative measures over long periods of time without by abrupt, significant changes.
    • In evolutionary biology, belief that development profits at a reliable rate, without the abrupt development of brand new species or biological features from one generation to the next.
    • A gradual, modern, or slow way of action.

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