- autonomic imbalance,
- autonomic nervous system,
- autonomic neurogenic bladder,
- autonomic plexus,
- autonomous phoneme,
- autonomous syntax,
Origin of autonomism
noun, plural au·ton·o·mies.
Origin of autonomy
Examples from the Web for autonomist
For some years he was a leader of the Autonomist party, but later identified himself actively with the cause of independence.The History of Cuba, vol. 3|Willis Fletcher Johnson
The party in possession of the town council, the Autonomist party, would have none of him.
It was thus at this time that the disintegration of the once influential Autonomist party began.The History of Cuba, vol. 4|Willis Fletcher Johnson
Out of the eighty-six communes of Dalmatia, Zadar was the solitary one that was Autonomist.
Labra, the autonomist deputy for Cuba, and no one has forgotten the proposition presented to the Congress by Sr.The Katipunan|J. Brecknock Watson (AKA Francis St. Clair)
noun plural -mies
- the doctrine that the individual human will is or ought to be governed only by its own principles and lawsSee also categorical imperative
- the state in which one's actions are autonomous
Word Origin for autonomy
1620s, of states, from Greek autonomia "independence," noun of quality from autonomos "independent, living by one's own laws," from auto- "self" (see auto-) + nomos "custom, law" (see numismatics). Of persons, from 1803.