civism

[siv-iz-uh m]
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noun

good citizenship.

Nearby words

  1. civilization,
  2. civilize,
  3. civilized,
  4. civilly,
  5. civils,
  6. civitan,
  7. civitas,
  8. civitavecchia,
  9. civvies,
  10. civvy

Origin of civism

1785–95; < French civisme < Latin cīv(is) citizen + French -isme -ism

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British Dictionary definitions for civism

civism

noun

rare good citizenship

Word Origin for civism

C18: from French civisme, from Latin cīvis citizen

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