forming nouns on action or process or result based on the accompanying verb in -ize
forming the name of a system, school of thought or theory based on the name of its subject or object or alternatively on the name of its founder ().
Origin: Ultimately from either , a suffix that forms abstract nouns of action, state, condition, doctrine; from stem of verbs in (whence English -ize), or from the related suffix , which more specifically expressed a finished act or thing done.
a suffix indicating an act, a process, the result of an act or a process, a state; also, a characteristic (as a theory, doctrine, idiom, etc.); as, baptism, galvanism, organism, hypnotism, socialism, sensualism, Anglicism
The numerical value of -ism in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of -ism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.
The U.S. ISM data out overnight was not all that encouraging, and lower oil is prompting a bit of risk aversion.
It's just a little bit of a dead cat bounce from yesterday, and to a certain degree the ISM data wasn't terrible, you're not seeing negative impact from abroad because today is May Day.
We are seeing better risk appetite weighing on the yen, the focus is on the ISM report, and if, like the manufacturing survey, it is a good one, then we could see the dollar move higher.
The remarks from last week from central bankers and the ISM data from today help continue to pressure rates higher, and if we do get a solid number on Friday, that could keep the sell-off going.
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