Ism Suffix – Meaning, words with Suffix Ism

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Ism suffix meaning

The suffix "ism" denotes action, state, principles, a usage, characteristic, devotion.

 

Words with the suffix ‘ism’

Here are a few commonly used words which have the suffix ism. The meanings of the words are also given for the convenience of students.

  1. Critic + ism = Criticism. The expression of disapproval of someone or something
  2. Barbaric + ism = Barbarism. Absence of culture and civilization
  3. Plagiarise + ism = Plagiarism. taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own
  4. Real + ism = Realism. The attitude or practice of accepting a situation as it is
  5. Absolute + ism = Absolutism. The holding of absolute principles in political, philosophical, or theological matters
  6. Active + ism = Activism. The policy of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change
  7. Terror + ism = Terrorism. The unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians
  8. Dwarf + ism = Dwarfism. Unusually or abnormally low stature or small size
  9. Favourite + ism = Favouritism. The practice of giving unfair preferential treatment to one person or group at the expense of another
  10. Idiot + ism = Idiotism. The condition of an extreme degree of mental deficiency
  11. Journal + ism = Journalism. The activity or profession of writing or preparing news to be broadcast
  12. Minimal + ism = Minimalism. A movement in sculpture and painting which arose in the 1950s, characterized by the use of simple, massive forms
  13. Narcist + ism = Narcissism. Excessive interest in or admiration of oneself and one’s physical appearance
  14. Optimistic + ism = Optimism. Hopefulness and confidence about the future or the success of something
  15. Magnet + ism = Magnetism. attractive and repulsive forces between objects
  16. Baptise + ism = Baptism. The Christian religious rite of purification or regeneration and admission to the Christian Church.
  17. Romantic + ism = Romanticism. A movement in the arts and literature emphasizing inspiration, subjectivity, and the primacy of the individual
  18. Vandal + ism = Vandalism. Action involving deliberate destruction of or damage to public or private property
  19. Manner + ism = Mannerism. A habitual gesture or way of speaking or behaving
  20. Organ + ism = Organism. An individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form

 

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