Associations to the word «Ism»

Wiktionary

ISM, noun. An ideology, system of thought, or practice that can be described by a word ending in -ism.
ISM, noun. Specifically, a form of discrimination, such as racism or sexism.
ISM, abbreviation. Abbreviation of w:Imperial Service Order.
ISM, abbreviation. Abbreviation of w:Institute for Supply Management.
ISM, abbreviation. (astronomy) Abbreviation of w:interstellar medium.

Dictionary definition

ISM, noun. A belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school.

Wise words

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act upon them?
Dhammapada