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

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery