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[rey-shuh-liz-uh m] /ˈreɪ ʃəˌlɪz əm/
Origin of racialism
First recorded in 1905-10; racial + -ism
Related forms
racialist, noun, adjective
racialistic, adjective
nonracialism, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Patriotism, racialism, unionism, had all been lost in a moiling megalopolitanism.

    This Crowded Earth Robert Bloch
  • Least of all must it be interpreted by the brutal and childish doctrine of racialism.

    The Group Mind William McDougall
  • This advance of the conception of racialism has widened and intensified music in not a few ways.

  • Those who write about the Greeks must beware of a heresy which is very rife just now—the theory of racialism.

  • Its greatest and most necessitous demand was to stand apart from anything in the nature of racialism.

    Painted Windows Harold Begbie
Word Origin and History for racialism

"racism," 1879, from racial + -ism. Also see racist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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