proposed by Charles Darwin, the general achievement of a certain living being or genotype in generating viable offspring, which is established via natural selection.

DARWINIAN FITNESS: "Darwinian fitness is a critical element of natural selection, positing attributes to the mainstream element of survival of the fittest."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DARWINIAN FITNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/darwinian-fitness/ (accessed September 16, 2021).