[gloh-buh-liz-uh m]


the attitude or policy of placing the interests of the entire world above those of individual nations.

Nearby words

  1. global search,
  2. global tectonics,
  3. global village,
  4. global warming,
  5. globalisation,
  6. globalization,
  7. globalize,
  8. globally,
  9. globate,
  10. globe

Origin of globalism

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45; global + -ism

Related formsglob·al·ist, noun, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for globalism



1961, from global + -ism.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper