Words containing lism

Meaning of Classicalism

Classicalism means: Adherence to what are supposed or assumed to be the classical canons of art.

Meaning of Clericalism

Clericalism means: An excessive devotion to the interests of the sacerdotal order; undue influence of the clergy; sacerdotalism.

Meaning of Colloquialism

Colloquialism means: A colloquial expression, not employed in formal discourse or writing.

Meaning of Commensalism

Commensalism means: The act of eating together; table fellowship.

Meaning of Commercialism

Commercialism means: The commercial spirit or method.

Meaning of Communalism

Communalism means: A French theory of government which holds that commune should be a kind of independent state, and the national government a confederation of such states, having only limited powers. It is advocated by advanced French republicans; but it should not be confounded with communism.

Meaning of Conceptualism

Conceptualism means: A theory, intermediate between realism and nominalism, that the mind has the power of forming for itself general conceptions of individual or single objects.

Meaning of Confessionalism

Confessionalism means: An exaggerated estimate of the importance of giving full assent to any particular formula of the Christian faith.

Meaning of Congregationalism

Congregationalism means: That system of church organization which vests all ecclesiastical power in the assembled brotherhood of each local church.

Meaning of Congregationalism

Congregationalism means: The faith and polity of the Congregational churches, taken collectively.

Meaning of Zyophyte

Zyophyte means: Any plant of a proposed class or grand division (Zygophytes, Zygophyta, or Zygosporeae), in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells. Cf. Oophyte.

Meaning of Zygomorphous

Zygomorphous means: Symmetrical bilaterally; -- said of organisms, or parts of organisms, capable of division into two symmetrical halves only in a single plane.

Meaning of Zygomorphic

Zygomorphic means: Alt. of Zygomorphous

Meaning of Zygomatic

Zygomatic means: Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the zygoma.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The whole zygomatic arch.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The zygomatic process of the temporal bone.

Meaning of Zygoma

Zygoma means: The jugal, malar, or cheek bone.

Meaning of Zygodactylous

Zygodactylous means: Yoke-footed; having the toes disposed in pairs; -- applied to birds which have two toes before and two behind, as the parrot, cuckoo, woodpecker, etc.

Meaning of Zygodactylic

Zygodactylic means: Alt. of Zygodactylous

Meaning of Zygodactyli

Zygodactyli means: Same as Scansores.

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