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Meaning of "cretism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRETISM

cretism  [ˈkriːtɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRETISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cretism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CRETISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cretism in the English dictionary

The definition of cretism in the dictionary is a lie or falsehood.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRETISM


anti-Semitism
ˌæntɪˈsemɪtɪzəm
antielitism
ˌæntɪɪˈliːtɪzəm
autism
ˈɔːtɪzəm
baptism
ˈbæpˌtɪzəm
brutism
ˈbruːtɪzəm
conservatism
kənˈsɜːvəˌtɪzəm
consortism
ˈkɒnsɔːtɪzəm
deaf-mutism
ˈdefˌmjuːtɪzəm
defeatism
dɪˈfiːtɪzəm
digoneutism
ˌdaɪɡəˈnjuːtɪzəm
electromagnetism
ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm
elitism
ɪˈliːtɪzəm
hirsutism
ˈhɜːsjuːˌtɪzəm
magnetism
ˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm
mutism
ˈmjuːtɪzəm
obsoletism
ˈɒbsəˌliːtɪzəm
patriotism
ˈpætrɪəˌtɪzəm
rheumatism
ˈruːməˌtɪzəm
statism
ˈsteɪtɪzəm
tripartism
traɪˈpɑːtɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRETISM

cretaceous
cretaceously
Cretan
Crete
cretic
cretin
cretinise
cretinism
cretinoid
cretinous
cretonne
cretons
Creuse
creutzer
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
crevalle
crevasse
crevassed
crevette
crevice

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRETISM

animal magnetism
antiferromagnetism
astigmatism
concretism
diamagnetism
Docetism
ferrimagnetism
ferromagnetism
geomagnetism
hermetism
martinetism
palaeomagnetism
paleomagnetism
paramagnetism
permanent magnetism
phonetism
pietism
quietism
sovietism
syncretism
zoomagnetism

Synonyms and antonyms of cretism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cretism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRETISM

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The translations of cretism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cretism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

cretism
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cretism
570 millions of speakers

English

cretism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

cretism
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

cretism
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

cretism
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cretism
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

cretism
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cretism
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cretism
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

cretism
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

cretism
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

cretism
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cretism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cretism
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

cretism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कटिटात्मकता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cretism
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cretism
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cretism
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

cretism
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cretism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cretism
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cretism
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cretism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cretism
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cretism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRETISM»

The term «cretism» is used very little and occupies the 160.065 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRETISM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cretism

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRETISM»

Discover the use of cretism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cretism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures
This is cross—linguistically unusual and therefore of particular interest. An example of first—second—person syn— cretism in the plural is Haitian Creole nou 'we, you (PL)', and an example of second—third—person syncretism in the plural is ...
Susanne Maria Michaelis, Philippe Maurer, Martin Haspelmath, 2013
2
Classica et Mediaevalia 55:
LL LL OF MF10 formal => semantic syn=> semantic synsyncretism cretism cretism => separation of => separation of => separation of functions functions functions cantarem (a) = => cantassem -> chantasse => je chantais (a) cantavero = (a/b) ...
Ole Thomsen, 2005
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Empire and Poetic Voice: Cognitive and Cultural Studies of ...
On the other hand, it is true that noting the inevitable hybridity or syn- cretism of traditions does have one salutary consequence. Some writers not only wish to revive or preserve precolonial traditions. They see their goal as actually eliminating ...
Patrick Colm Hogan, 2012
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Aryans, Jews, Brahmins: Theorizing Authority through Myths ...
Jaffrelot suggests a third perspective, what he terms “strategic syn cretism.” He terms this position syncretic because the content of ideology i taken from the behavior of groups deemed antagonistic to a given popula tion. The syncretism is  ...
Dorothy M. Figueira, 2012
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The Dictionary of Homeland Security and Defense
Alawis' faith is sometimes considered an offshoot of Shi'a Islam and sometimes religious syn- cretism (combining and fusing elements of cults and creeds of disparate and remote origins). Alawis reject Islam's sacred law, the Shari'a, which  ...
Margaret R. O'Leary, 2006
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The History of Christianity: From the Birth of Christ to the ...
Book tt cretism of opinions, instead of leading to peace and charity, seemed to inflame the deadly animosity; and the philosophical spirit, which attempted to blend all the higher doctrines into a lofty Eclectic system, had no effect in harmonizing ...
Henry Hart Milman, 1871
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Klezmer's Afterlife: An Ethnography of the Jewish Music ...
Considering the art of the klezmer virtuosos in America and their “successors in the klezmer revival,” Freedman states that “by its relentless and systematic syn— cretism,” their work “challenges simple, reductive predications of national, ethnic,  ...
Magdalena Waligorska, 2013
8
The Internal Syntax of Determiners
... view posits several (different) abstract morphemes with the same exponent. 1I primarily discuss demonstratives that are segmentally homonymous with the 21 Chapter 7: Mixed declension and syntactically determined syn- cretism.
Thomas Leu, 2008
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Essays and reviews, chiefly on theology, politics and socialism
cretism, gathering itself up as a grand and well-organized superstition to wage war once more on the old Alexandrian battleground, with the old Alexandrian forces and arms, against the Nazarene, as Julian the Apostate always terms our Lord.
Brownson, 1858
10
Chosen People: The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions
Yet in 1930 he reversed himself and published the idea that “accul— turation” occurred along a continuum, according to the mechanism of “syn— cretism.” It is highly significant that Herskovits originally used these concepts in intertwined ...
Jacob S. Dorman, 2013

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRETISM»

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Iodized salt's miracle in the “village of idiots”
Eighty per cent of its 1243 inhabitants had goitre, 11 per cent suffered from cretism, school failure rate stood at 11 per cent whilst the village ... «GhanaWeb, Oct 11»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cretism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cretism>. Jul 2020 ».
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