No bruised feelings involved, no accusation of an -ism, and no conceivable way of salvaging the “brand.”
As for manufacturing, this is the third straight month that the ism has reported the sector shrinking.
The storm of conflicting opinions centers on the Mrs. Thatcher who became a symbolic figure, even an ‘ism.’
Dorothy Parker once noted that “the only ‘ism’ Hollywood cares about is plagiarism.”
Ageism is the only “ism” that everyone (who lives) will live to suffer from.
Sin′icism, Chinese manners and customs; Sin′ism, customs of China generally, esp.
I think I can't do better than inaugurate my new 'ism' by lunching there to-day.
Americanism, untainted and unvarnished by a hyphen or an "ism," especially when the word pacific precedes the latter.
There is strength in bayonets, but what stability is there in the ism which supports them?
Outside of New York the political labor movement was not associated either with the single tax or any other "ism."
suffix forming nouns of action, state, condition, doctrine, from French -isme or directly from Latin -isma, -ismus, from Greek -isma, from stem of verbs in -izein. Used as an independent word, chiefly disparagingly, from 1670s.
Action, process; practice: vegetarianism.
Characteristic behavior or quality: puerilism.
State; condition; quality: senilism.
State or condition resulting from an excess of something specified: strychninism.
Doctrine; theory; system of principles: Darwinism.