Comtism

[ kom-tiz-uhm, kawn- ]
/ ˈkɒm tɪz əm, ˈkɔ̃- /

noun

the philosophy of Auguste Comte; positivism.

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Origin of Comtism

1870–75; A. Comte + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Comtism

Comtist, noun, adjective

Words nearby Comtism

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Example sentences from the Web for Comtism

  • Outside of Comtism, France has not produced many writers on philosophy, except philosophical historians.

  • Then he dabbled a little in Comtism; but very soon he threw aside that gigantic make-believe at believing.

    Sunrise|William Black