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An ideology, system of thought, or practice that can be described by a word ending in -ism.
* 1843 , '', book 2, ch. XV, ''Practical — Devotional
* 1965 , , Marxism, One Hundred Years in the Life of a Doctrine , p. 357,
- […] his religion, his worship was like his daily bread to him; — which he did not take the trouble to talk much about; which he merely ate at stated intervals, and lived and did his work upon! This is ’s Catholicism of the Twelfth Century; — something like the Ism''''' of all true men in all true centuries, I fancy! Alas, compared with any of the '''''Isms current in these poor days, what a thing!
* 1969 , Walter E. Minchinton, Mercantilism; System Or Expediency? , p. xi,
- An ism does not have to possess the fearful implements of state power to cut off a a deviant or heretical member.
* 1986 , (Matthew Broderick) (as Ferris Bueller), :
- In his exposition, he has failed to achieve the identification of situation, theory, and policy necessary to create an ism .
* 1994 , Kenneth Kaye, Workplace Wars and How to End Them , p. 70,
- Isms' in my opinion are not good. A person should not believe in an ' ism – he should believe in himself.
Specifically , a form of discrimination, such as racism or sexism.
- It is important to distinguish between an ism' and a mere generalization about group differences. Generalizations that have statistical validity are not '''isms'''. An ' ism assumes that the generalization applies to an individual.