[ kom-tiz-uhm, kawn- ]

  1. the philosophy of Auguste Comte; positivism.

Origin of Comtism

1870–75; A. Comte + -ism

Other words from Comtism

  • Comtist, noun, adjective

Words Nearby Comtism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Comtism in a sentence

  • 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