Full record for completism n.

Definition the desire to have or collect a complete set of something
OED requirements any evidence 1944
Earliest cite 'J. Bristol' Fancyclopedia
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1944 J. B. Speer Fancyclopaedia 13/1 A novel type of completism is Rothman's record and determination of attending every major convention held in this country.