-ism — synonyms, definition
1. -ism (Noun)
doctrine philosophical system philosophy school of thought
-ism (Noun) — A belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school.
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Girondism Gospel abolitionism absolutism amoralism animalism animism antiestablishmentarianism antiestablishmentism asceticism cabalism church doctrine commandment contextualism creationism credo creed democracy descriptivism divine right • • •
2. -ism (Other)
-ism (Other) — Denotes a state or condition, belief or principle.