Words containing lism

Meaning of Materialism

Materialism means: The tendency to give undue importance to material interests; devotion to the material nature and its wants.

Meaning of Materialism

Materialism means: Material substances in the aggregate; matter.

Meaning of Mediaevalism

Mediaevalism means: The method or spirit of the Middle Ages; devotion to the institutions and practices of the Middle Ages; a survival from the Middle Ages.

Meaning of Medievalism

Medievalism means: Alt. of Medievalist

Meaning of Melismata

Melismata means: of Melisma

Meaning of Melisma

Melisma means: A piece of melody; a song or tune, -- as opposed to recitative or musical declamation.

Meaning of Melisma

Melisma means: A grace or embellishment.

Meaning of Metabolism

Metabolism means: The act or process, by which living tissues or cells take up and convert into their own proper substance the nutritive material brought to them by the blood, or by which they transform their cell protoplasm into simpler substances, which are fitted either for excretion or for some special purpose, as in the manufacture of the digestive ferments. Hence, metabolism may be either constructive (anabolism), or destructive (katabolism).

Meaning of Millennialism

Millennialism means: Alt. of Millenniarism

Meaning of Monometallism

Monometallism means: The legalized use of one metal only, as gold, or silver, in the standard currency of a country, or as a standard of money values. See Bimetallism.

Meaning of Zoolatry

Zoolatry means: The worship of animals.

Meaning of Zooidal

Zooidal means: Of or pertaining to a zooid; as, a zooidal form.

Meaning of Zooid

Zooid means: One of the individual animals in a composite group, as of Anthozoa, Hydroidea, and Bryozoa; -- sometimes restricted to those individuals in which the mouth and digestive organs are not developed.

Meaning of Zooid

Zooid means: An animal in one of its inferior stages of development, as one of the intermediate forms in alternate generation.

Meaning of Zooid

Zooid means: An organic body or cell having locomotion, as a spermatic cell or spermatozooid.

Meaning of Zooid

Zooid means: Pertaining to, or resembling, an animal.

Meaning of Zoography

Zoography means: A description of animals, their forms and habits.

Meaning of Zoographist

Zoographist means: A zoographer.

Meaning of Zoographical

Zoographical means: Of or pertaining to the description of animals.

Meaning of Zoographic

Zoographic means: Alt. of Zoographical

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