What does giantism mean?

Definitions for giantismˈdʒaɪ ənˌtɪz əm

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word giantism.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. giantism, gigantism, overgrowth(noun)

    excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland

  2. gigantism, giantism(noun)

    excessive largeness of stature


  1. giantism(Noun)

    the state or quality of being a giant

  2. giantism(Noun)


  3. Origin: coined in the mid 17th century. In the medical or biological sense of gigantism from the 1880s.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of giantism in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of giantism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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