How to Pronounce ism?

Correct pronunciation for the word "ism" is [ˈɪzəm], [ˈɪzəm], [ˈɪ_z_ə_m].

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"Ism" in context

Ism is a suffix that is added to the end of a word to convey a belief, practice or philosophy. Examples include words such as capitalism, socialism, and communism. It is derived from the Greek suffix -ismos which means doctrine or belief. Ism is often used to refer to a certain way of thinking, or an idea that a certain group of people believe in.

The term ism first appeared in the English language in the late 1600s. It was originally used in a religious context to refer to specific varieties of religious doctrine, such as Calvinism.

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