Environmentalism

Definition

noun

A broad philosophy and social movement that is chiefly concerned with the prevention and conservation of the environment from degradation by human activity.


Supplement

Word origin: environmental < environment: Middle English envirounen, from Old French environner, from environ, round about + -ism.

See also: environment.

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