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.
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. adjective unable to produce offspring; infertile free from living, […]
444?–365? b.c, Greek philosopher: founder of the Cynic school. Historical Examples Hence we see that the difficulty started by Antisthenes and others equally unschooled (ἀπαίδευτοι) is not without pertinence. Aristotle George Grote From Antisthenes came the Cynics; from Aristippus the philosophers of pleasure. Initiation into Philosophy Emile Faguet The ugly and ill-shapen Crates of Thebes […]
antistreptococcic antistreptococcic an·ti·strep·to·coc·cic (ān’tē-strěp’tə-kŏk’sĭk, ān’tī-) adj. Destructive to streptococci or antagonistic to their toxins.
importance attached to a thing: to lay stress upon good manners. Synonyms: significance, meaning, emphasis, consequence; weight, value, worth. Phonetics. emphasis in the form of prominent relative loudness of a syllable or a word as a result of special effort in utterance. Prosody. accent or emphasis on syllables in a metrical pattern; beat. emphasis in […]