Definitions for ISMˈɪz əm

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism(noun)

    a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

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  1. ism(Noun)

    A belief that can be described by a word ending in -ism.

  2. ism(Noun)

    Specifically, a form of discrimination, such as racism or sexism.

  3. Origin: From suffix -ism, particularly (in the 19th century) in the sense of “social movement”. Compare phobia, from -phobia, sophy, from -sophy, itis, from -itis, and ana, from -ana.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Ism(noun)

    a doctrine or theory; especially, a wild or visionary theory

  2. Origin: [See ism, above.]

Anagrams of ISM »

  1. sim, Sim, SIM

  2. IMS

  3. MIS


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