Origin of ism
Examples from the Web for isms
In all the successful "isms" in a Christian civilization, and in all the popular religious sects, there is ever some basic truth.Praying for Money|Russell H. Conwell
“Aunt Deborah is down with the rheumatiz:” say, rheumatism; this is one among the isms, though a very unpopular one.
Besides, living in the midst of the isms, their situation is not favorable for comprehensive observation or calm generalization.Cannibals all!|George Fitzhugh
They consider all these "isms" as equally vile, impractical, and obnoxious.Twentieth Century Socialism|Edmond Kelly
This stuffed rump of mine saves not me only from rheumatism, but you also from what other isms!Past and Present|Thomas Carlyle