doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism(noun)
a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
A belief that can be described by a word ending in -ism.
Specifically, a form of discrimination, such as racism or sexism.
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.
a doctrine or theory; especially, a wild or visionary theory
Origin: [See ism, above.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
izm, n. any distinctive doctrine, theory, or practice—usually in disparagement.—adjs. Ismat′ic, -al, addicted to isms or faddish theories.—n. Ismat′icalness. [From the suffix -ism.]
sim, Sim, SIM
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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