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


the philosophy of Auguste Comte; positivism.

Origin of Comtism

1870–75; A. Comte + -ism

Related forms

Com·tist, noun, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples 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