autonomism

[aw-ton-uh-miz-uh m]

noun

the belief in or a movement toward autonomy.

Nearby words

  1. autonomic imbalance,
  2. autonomic nervous system,
  3. autonomic neurogenic bladder,
  4. autonomic plexus,
  5. autonomics,
  6. autonomotropic,
  7. autonomous,
  8. autonomous phoneme,
  9. autonomous syntax,
  10. autonomously

Origin of autonomism

First recorded in 1870–75; autonom(y) + -ism

Related formsau·ton·o·mist, adjective, noun

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