the principle or policy of concentrating extensive economic, political, and related controls in the at the cost of individual liberty.
support of or belief in the sovereignty of a , usually a republic.
the theory or practice of concentrating economic and political power in the state, resulting in a weak position for the individual or community with respect to the government
c.1600, in reference to church-state matters; 1919 as the opposite of individualism; from state (n.) + -ism.
the principle or policy of concentrating extensive economic, political, and related controls in the at the cost of individual liberty. support of or belief in the sovereignty of a , usually a republic. Historical Examples Marden was as old as the New System of statism and inhumanity that had started off disguised as social-democracy. The […]
free from living germs or microorganisms; aseptic: sterile surgical instruments. incapable of producing offspring; not producing offspring. barren; not producing vegetation: sterile soil. Botany. noting a plant in which reproductive structures fail to develop. bearing no stamens or pistils. not productive of results, ideas, etc.; fruitless. Contemporary Examples In reality,” Francis said, “theatrical severity and […]
Physiology, Medicine/Medical. something that temporarily quickens some vital process or the functional activity of some organ or part: Adrenalin is a stimulant for the heart. Compare (def 4). any food or beverage that , especially coffee, tea, or, in its initial effect, alcoholic liquor. a stimulus or incentive. Physiology, Medicine/Medical. temporarily quickening some vital process […]
to rouse to action or effort, as by encouragement or pressure; spur on; incite: to stimulate his interest in mathematics. Physiology, Medicine/Medical. to excite (a nerve, gland, etc.) to its functional activity. to invigorate (a person) by a food or beverage containing a , as coffee, tea, or alcoholic liquor. to act as a or […]