Definition of Holistic

1. Adjective. Emphasizing the organic or functional relation between parts and the whole.

Antonyms: Atomistic
Derivative terms: Holism



Definition of Holistic

1. Adjective. related to holism ¹

2. Adjective. Relating to a study of the whole instead of a separation into parts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Holistic

1. holist [adj] - See also: holist

Medical Definition of Holistic

1. Pertaining to the characteristics of holism or holistic psychologies. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Holistic

holier-than-thou
holies
holiest
holily
holin
holiness
holinesse
holinesses
holing
holing out
holing up
holings
holism
holisms
holist
holistic (current term)
holistic health
holistic medicine
holistic nursing
holistic psychology
holistic theory
holistically
holists
holk
holked
holking
holks
holla
holla back
holla backs

Literary usage of Holistic

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1. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"holistic Scoring in the Classroom By Glenn Patchell Chairperson, Department of English, Irvine High School, Irvine Unified School District; ..."

2. Evaluating Capacity Development: Experiences from Research and Development by Douglas Earl Horton (2003)
"Examples from our evaluation studies highlight the value of working towards a more holistic approach to organizational capacity development. ..."

3. The High Performance Toolbox: Succeeding With Performance Tasks, Projects by Spence Rogers, Shari Graham (1998)
"holistic Rubrics are rubrics that address the product, performance, or process as a whole ... holistic rubrics include the essential criteria for a product, ..."

4. Return to Resistance: Breeding Crops to Reduce Pesticide Dependence by Raoul A. Robinson (1996)
"Lesson 12: The holistic approach Many crop scientists like to study the mechanisms of resistance, which are many and varied, but two examples of resistance ..."

5. Proceedings of the Session on Tropical Forestry for People of the Pacific edited by C. Eugene Conrad, Leonard A. Newell (1994)
"What is holistic natural resource management? Is it possible in Hawaii? And how can we do it? Holism is the principle that a part is understandable only in ..."

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