EN[ɪzəm] [ɪzm̩]
  • -ism is a suffix in many English words, originally derived from Ancient Greek -ισμός (-ismos), reaching English through Latin, via French.
  • For examples of the use of -ism as a suffix see the following:
  • List of philosophies
  • Glossary of philosophy
  • List of political ideologies
  • List of art movements
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Morphemes
      • Suffixes
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    1. fr -isme
    2. en -ismus
    Source: Wiktionary
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    Meaning of -ism for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "-ism" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
    Difficultness: Level 9
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    Definiteness: Level 9
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