giantism

[jahy-uhn-tiz-uhm]
noun
1.
Pathology, gigantism.
2.
the state or quality of being a giant.

Origin:
1630–40; giant + -ism

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giantism (ˈdʒaɪənˌtɪzəm)
 
n
another term for gigantism

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giantism gi·ant·ism (jī'ən-tĭz'əm)
n.

  1. The quality or condition of being great in size.

  2. See gigantism.

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Although there is plenty of evidence that being big is an advantage in some service industries, the case for giantism is unproven.
New-and-improved construction materials will encourage a new giantism.
Giantism is regarded by scientists as a disease, and giants rarely live to a ripe old age.
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