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.
Marden was as old as the New System of statism and inhumanity that had started off disguised as social-democracy.
The Victor Bryce Walton
His theory is not merely statism (tatisme); it is pure despotism.
The Social Contract & Discourses Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Naturally enough, the criticisms of the syndicalists are leveled chiefly against political action, parliamentarism, and statism.
Violence and the Labor Movement Robert Hunter
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. 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 […]
a narrative of short-story length that makes no effort to follow a plot and ignores structural conventions, character motivations, and the like.