- unemployment or refusal to work.
- employment in work considered nonessential by the state.
OTHER WORDS FROM parasitismnon·par·a·sit·ism, noun
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While brachiopods with tubes were smaller, Leung says, this might not be due to parasitism.Tube-dwelling sea creatures may be oldest known parasites|Jonathan Lambert|July 13, 2020|Science News For Students
Calling capitalist ownership parasitism is an extreme position, perhaps, but one common enough among Occupiers.Occupying the Throne: Justine Tunney, Neoreactionaries, and the New 1%|Arthur Chu|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But to jump out of parasitism into Socialism would be jumping out of the frying-pan into the fire.The Inhumanity of Socialism|Edward F. Adams
The small pipas exercize a real parasitism, ordered by an absent-mindedness of nature.The Natural Philosophy of Love|Remy de Gourmont
It is based on competitive anarchy and parasitism—the evidences of a defective social organization.Communism and Christianism|William Montgomery Brown
In Hemileia it was ruthless parasitism; in Strigula advantageous commensalism.
The conventions of the business world have grown up under the selective surveillance of this principle of predation or parasitism.The Theory of the Leisure Class|Thorstein Veblen