Origin of opportunism
OTHER WORDS FROM opportunismop·por·tun·ist, noun
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How to use opportunism in a sentence
Sadly, localized, dedicated expertise in planning and development control has become almost extinct in the face of commercial opportunism.A legacy of landmark buildings in Malaysia and Singapore|Kara Baskin|June 30, 2021|MIT Technology Review
For some, SSPs’ resilience is explained by outward-looking opportunism in the most commoditized part of the ad tech market.‘Still a viable proposition’: PubMatic CEO on plans to grow beyond a commoditized market|Seb Joseph|April 2, 2021|Digiday
In 2020, they faced shrinking revenue streams, the need to master new channels and the delicate tightrope walk of projecting empathy rather than opportunism in the face of the coronavirus crisis and social unrest.The Martin Agency, Sweetgreen and Condé Nast are Digiday Awards finalists|Digiday Awards|December 8, 2020|Digiday
Given the public profile of the Proud Boys and the likelihood that whoever’s sending these emails has access to a voter file, this appears to be opportunism.U.S. government concludes Iran was behind threatening emails sent to Democrats|Ellen Nakashima, Amy Gardner, Isaac Stanley-Becker, Craig Timberg|October 22, 2020|Washington Post
Past presidents have used the institution not for public good but political opportunism.Trump Isn’t the First President to Use His Postmaster for Politics|Fiona Zublin|August 21, 2020|Ozy
The press would blow the whistle on this naked opportunism, and the flip-flop police would beat him senseless.The New Era of Evolution Helps Pols Switch Stance on Issues from Gay Marriage to Immigration|Howard Kurtz|April 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Where Rand Paul led, other Republicans followed: some out of conviction, some out of opportunism, and some out of fear.
He will move upward in society through opportunism and submissiveness.American Nightmare: Ralph Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man’ at 60|Nathaniel Rich|June 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There have been some truly disgusting displays of opportunism out there.
So those seeking to turn their opportunism into actual political power should beware their own hubris.
It takes advantage of every incident, with a noble opportunism.By the Christmas Fire|Samuel McChord Crothers
Its opportunism was instrumental—its idealism was home and family and individual betterment.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States|Selig Perlman
The Chamber thereupon voted the exile of the members of the families which Opportunism.
He was certainly a man of genius, and he used that genius to found a political school based on extreme self-seeking opportunism.Political and Literary essays, 1908-1913|Evelyn Baring
Their union with the Bolsheviki was from the first a compromise, based upon the political opportunism of both sides.Bolshevism|John Spargo