-ism /ɪzəm/ noun suffix
noun suffix
Learner's definition of -ISM
: the act, practice, or process of doing something used to form nouns from verbs that end in -ize
: behavior like that of a specified kind of person or thing
: unfair treatment of a group of people who have a particular quality
: the state or fact of being a specified kind of person or thing
medical : abnormal state or condition
: teachings or beliefs
: a word that is from a specified source
: a word that has a specified quality
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