predatism

[pri-dey-tiz-uh m, pred-uh-tiz-uh m]

noun

the state of living as a predator or by predation.

Origin of predatism

First recorded in 1925–30; predat(ion) + -ism
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Related Words for predatism

rapacity, predacity, predation

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