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 (sĭs′tə-mə-tĭz′əm, sĭ-stĕm′ə-)
1. The practice of classifying or systematizing.
2. Adherence to a system or systems.


1. the practice of classifying or systematizing
2. adherence to a system
3. a systematic classification; systematized arrangement


(ˈsɪs tə məˌtɪz əm, sɪˈstɛm ə-)

1. the practice of systematizing.
2. adherence to system or method.


the practice or act of systematizing.
See also: Classification
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Noun1.systematism - the habitual practice of systematization and classification
practice, pattern - a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern"
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Whilst we acknowledge the importance of rigour and systematism per se, and pay considerable attention to them in this paper, we argue that rigour should not mean presenting qualitative research as a deductive process.
6) Gray asserts that for Ginsberg, as for many of the Beats, travel symbolized a critique of the perceived limitations of American culture, specifically "the patria's demands of work and responsibility," "the ugly systematism of America, its jobs, mortgages, installment plans, and instruction manuals," as well as America's "soulless secularism, its shortage of ecstasy, religious or spiritual" (148-49).
The interface of bilingual and special education or, more precisely, the piling-on of bilingual theory and practice on top of the regulatory, diagnostic, pedagogical, and structural system that is special education, provides one of the more interesting approaches to educational reform or, rather, one of the clearest examples for the continued failure of systematism.