I should be reduced to the gloomy lucubrations of a Schopenhauer if I once let myself begin on parasitism.
Yet, though he thought it not, this is parasitism in its worst and most degrading form.
It is based on competitive anarchy and parasitism—the evidences of a defective social organization.
Need we proceed to formulate objections to the parasitism of Evangelicism?
Monks and capitalists have this in common, that they are natives of the realm of parasitism.
Curiously enough, the fawns are said to escape this parasitism entirely.
The conventions of the business world have grown up under the selective surveillance of this principle of predation or parasitism.
A symbiote—and Dis was the world where symbiosis and parasitism had become more advanced and complex than on any other planet.
But to jump out of parasitism into Socialism would be jumping out of the frying-pan into the fire.
So far from ministering to holiness, that is to wholeness, parasitism ministers to exactly the opposite.
parasitism par·a·sit·ism (pār'ə-sĭ-tĭz'əm, -sī-)
A symbiotic relationship in which one species, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other, the host.
A symbiotic relationship in which one organism (the parasite) benefits and the other (the host) is generally harmed. Parasites derive nutrition from their host and may also gain other benefits such as shelter and a habitat in which to grow and reproduce. See more at parasite. Compare amensalism, commensalism, mutualism.