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giantism

[ jahy-uhn-tiz-uhm ]
/ ˈdʒaɪ ənˌtɪz əm /
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noun
the state or quality of being a giant.
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Origin of giantism

First recorded in 1630–40; giant + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for giantism

giantism
/ (ˈdʒaɪənˌtɪzəm) /

noun
another term for gigantism
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Medical definitions for giantism

giantism
[ jīən-tĭz′əm ]

n.
The quality or condition of being great in size.
gigantism
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