PRESCRIPTIVISM By N., Sam M.S. - 6 A belief that one form of a language has superiority over another form. PRESCRIPTIVISM: "Prescriptivism should never be used to make another person feel inferior." Related Psychology Terms LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) PMDD: Can It Be Cured? ANTISOCIAL REACTION Intelligence Across the African-American and Latino Cultures HABIT Hitler and Conformity LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) PEPTIC ULCER LYING BODY LANGUAGE (Organ Language) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PRESCRIPTIVISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/prescriptivism/ (accessed October 3, 2022).