Civism Civ"ism, n. [Cf. F. civisme, fr.L. civis citizen.] State of citizenship. [R.] --Dyer. [1913 Webster]

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  • civism — /siv iz euhm/, n. good citizenship. [1785 95; < F civisme < L civ(is) citizen + F isme ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • civism — noun citizenship …   Wiktionary

  • civísm — s. n …   Romanian orthography

  • civism — n. state of citizenship; good citizenship; patriotism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • civism — civ·ism …   English syllables

  • civism — ˈsiˌvizəm noun ( s) Etymology: French civisme, from Latin civis citizen + French isme ism more at home : the virtues and sentiments of a good citizen used originally of devotion to the cause of the French revolution of 1789 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Incivism — In*civ ism, n. [Pref. in not + civism: cf. F. incivisme.] Lack of civism; lack of patriotism or love to one s country; unfriendliness to one s state or government. [R.] Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Agustí Chalaux i de Subirà — (San Genís dels Agudells, 1911, Barcelona, 2006), was a Catalan thinker, who designed a political, economic and social model meant to reduce as much as possible the misuse of power, extreme poverty and corruption. Biography He was born at Sant… …   Wikipedia

  • patriotism — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. civic or national pride; loyalty, allegiance; love of country, civism, nationalism; chauvinism, jingoism, fascism; isolationism, provincialism, xenophobia. See pride. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

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