great energy, force, or power; vigor: the dynamism of the new governor.
Psychology. a habitual mode of reducing or eliminating tension.
- dy·na·mist, noun
- dy·na·mis·tic, adjective
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How to use dynamism in a sentence
Teaching the view of the solar system that includes just eight static planets doesn’t do that dynamism justice.The definition of planet is still a sore point – especially among Pluto fans | Lisa Grossman | August 24, 2021 | Science News
The dynamism that makes America so strong might also be what makes it so unpredictable.Are Demographics Destiny? Maybe Not, New Pew Numbers Suggest | Philip Elliott | June 30, 2021 | Time
Its long history of political independence and cultural dynamism makes it one of the world’s most important stories—one too often overlooked outside Africa.Ethiopia Is at a Crossroads. Can the Nation Survive in Its Current Form? | Ian Bremmer | June 25, 2021 | Time
In the 18th century, the area saw the emergence of a new Palestine-based autonomous rule, spurred in part by the region’s commercial dynamism, especially its trade in cotton and grain.The dueling histories in the debate over ‘historic Palestine’ | Glenn Kessler | May 28, 2021 | Washington Post
I’m not sure that I’m comfortable making any sort of a list, but certainly there’s a lot to like about the dynamism in Las Vegas.PLAYBACK (2015): Could the Next Brooklyn Be … Las Vegas?! (Ep. 205) | Stephen J. Dubner | December 6, 2020 | Freakonomics
dynamism is increasingly driven not by economies of scale but by competitively driven marginal improvements.
In the Church of England, as a Guardian profile outlined, his dynamism was atypical.UK’s No 1 Churchman Doubts Existence of God: The Archbishop of Canterbury Thinks Deep When Running With His Dog | Tim Teeman | September 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But if we accept the dynamism of capitalism that helps to generate so much wealth, we must also accept its volatility.Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Live In: Kevin Baker’s New York | Allen Barra | September 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The traditional tweeds had a graphic edge, and modern textile innovations added a visual dynamism.
Which is to say, reducing the flexibility and dynamism of the economy.
I will allow myself to repeat here what I have said a hundred times elsewhere: The universe is a dynamism.
The universe is a great organism controlled by a dynamism of the psychical order.
The question at present resolves itself into this: Does this dynamism belong wholly to the experimenters?
Realism is not identical with materialism, and may even be definitely connected with the very opposite, dynamism or energism.The Wonders of Life | Ernst Haeckel
On the other hand, pure dynamism, now often called energism (and often spiritualism), is just as one-sided as pure materialism.The Wonders of Life | Ernst Haeckel
British Dictionary definitions for dynamism
- dynamist, noun
- dynamistic, adjective
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