15 letter words ending in ism

Anthropopathism (n.) Alt. of Anthropopathy

Aristotelianism () The philosophy of Aristotle, otherwise called the Peripatetic philosophy.

Bacchanalianism (n.) The practice of bacchanalians; bacchanals; drunken revelry.

Bluestockingism (n.) The character or manner of a bluestocking; female pedantry.

Brachycephalism (n.) The state or condition of being brachycephalic; shortness of head.

Confessionalism (n.) An exaggerated estimate of the importance of giving full assent to any particular formula of the Christian faith.

Conventionalism (n.) That which is received or established by convention or arbitrary agreement; that which is in accordance with the fashion, tradition, or usage.

Conventionalism (n.) The principles or practice of conventionalizing. See Conventionalize, v. t.

Conversationism (n.) A word or phrase used in conversation; a colloquialism.

Cosmopolitanism (n.) The quality of being cosmopolitan; cosmopolitism.

Diaheliotropism (n.) A tendency of leaves or other organs of plants to have their dorsal surface faced towards the rays of light.

Doctrinarianism (n.) The principles or practices of the Doctrinaires.

Ecclesiasticism (n.) Strong attachment to ecclesiastical usages, forms, etc.

Episcopalianism (n.) The doctrine and usages of Episcopalians; episcopacy.

Experientialism (n.) The doctrine that experience, either that ourselves or of others, is the test or criterion of general knowledge; -- opposed to intuitionists.

Hermaphroditism (n.) The union of the two sexes in the same individual, or the combination of some of their characteristics or organs in one individual.

Humanitarianism (n.) The distinctive tenet of the humanitarians in denying the divinity of Christ; also, the whole system of doctrine based upon this view of Christ.

Humanitarianism (n.) The doctrine that man's obligations are limited to, and dependent alone upon, man and the human relations.

Hyperchromatism (n.) The condition of having an unusual intensity of color.

Intellectualism (n.) Intellectual power; intellectuality.

Intellectualism (n.) The doctrine that knowledge is derived from pure reason.

Isomeromorphism (n.) Isomorphism between substances that are isomeric.

Know-nothingism (n.) The doctrines, principles, or practices, of the Know-nothings.

Machiavelianism (n.) The supposed principles of Machiavel, or practice in conformity to them; political artifice, intended to favor arbitrary power.

Oneirocriticism (n.) Alt. of Oneirocritics

Orphanotrophism (n.) The care and support of orphans.

Pestalozzianism (n.) The system of education introduced by Pestalozzi.

Phrenomagnetism (n.) The power of exciting the organs of the brain by magnetic or mesmeric influence.

Polysyllabicism (n.) Polysyllabism.

Polsyntheticism (n.) Polysynthesis.

Preraphaelitism (n.) The doctrine or practice of a school of modern painters who profess to be followers of the painters before Raphael. Its adherents advocate careful study from nature, delicacy and minuteness of workmanship, and an exalted and delicate conception of the subject.

Presbyterianism (n.) That form of church government which invests presbyters with all spiritual power, and admits no prelates over them; also, the faith and polity of the Presbyterian churches, taken collectively.

Professionalism (n.) The following of a profession, sport, etc., as an occupation; -- opposed to amateurism.

Professorialism (n.) The character, manners, or habits of a professor.

Sublapsarianism (n.) Infralapsarianism.

Supernaturalism (n.) The quality or state of being supernatural; supernaturalness.

Supernaturalism (n.) The doctrine of a divine and supernatural agency in the production of the miracles and revelations recorded in the Bible, and in the grace which renews and sanctifies men, -- in opposition to the doctrine which denies the agency of any other than physical or natural causes in the case.

Supranaturalism (n.) The state of being supernatural; belief in supernatural agency or revelation; supernaturalism.

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