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Meaning of "giantism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIANTISM

giantism  [ˈdʒaɪənˌtɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIANTISM

noun
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verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Giantism 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 GIANTISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gigantism

Gigantism, also known as giantism, is a condition characterized by excessive growth and height significantly above average. In humans, this condition is caused by over-production of growth hormone in childhood resulting in persons between 2.13 m and 2.74 m in height.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIANTISM


astigmatism
əˈstɪɡməˌtɪzəm
automatism
ɔːˈtɒməˌtɪzəm
baptism
ˈbæpˌtɪzəm
Comtism
ˈkɔːnˌtɪzəm
conservatism
kənˈsɜːvəˌtɪzəm
electromagnetism
ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm
erotism
ˈɛrəˌtɪzəm
gigantism
ˈdʒaɪɡænˌtɪzəm
hirsutism
ˈhɜːsjuːˌtɪzəm
immanentism
ˈɪmənənˌtɪzəm
indifferentism
ɪnˈdɪfrənˌtɪzəm
magnetism
ˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm
patriotism
ˈpætrɪəˌtɪzəm
pragmatism
ˈpræɡməˌtɪzəm
Protestantism
ˈprɒtɪstənˌtɪzəm
rheumatism
ˈruːməˌtɪzəm
scientism
ˈsaɪənˌtɪzəm
syncretism
ˈsɪŋkrɪˌtɪzəm
tarantism
ˈtærənˌtɪzəm
vigilantism
ˌvɪdʒɪˈlænˌtɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIANTISM

giant panda
giant peacock moth
giant pigfish
giant planet
giant powder
giant sequoia
giant size
giant slalom
giant star
giant toad
giant tortoise
giant-killing
giant-like
giant-sized
Giant´s Causeway
giantess
gianthood
giantly
giantry
giantship

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIANTISM

animal magnetism
anti-Semitism
autism
corybantism
dilettantism
flagellantism
hundred-percentism
intransigentism
irredentism
Kantism
magmatism
mutism
obscurantism
pedantism
pococurantism
presentism
quattrocentism
saintism
statism
Vedantism

Synonyms and antonyms of giantism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «giantism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIANTISM

Find out the translation of giantism to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of giantism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «giantism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

巨人症
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gigantismo
570 millions of speakers

English

giantism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

giantism
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العملقة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гигантизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gigantismo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

giantism
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gigantisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gergasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gigantismus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

巨人症
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

거 인증
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Giantism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự to lớn dị thường
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பேருருவம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राक्षसतावाद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

devlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gigantismo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

giantism
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гігантизм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gigantismul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γιγαντισμού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

giant isme
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

giantism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

giantism
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of giantism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIANTISM»

The term «giantism» is normally little used and occupies the 144.823 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIANTISM» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIANTISM»

Discover the use of giantism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to giantism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Pituitary Gland As a Factor in Acromegaly and Giantism
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition.
Woods Hutchinson, 2013
2
Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists
Please refer to the signs and symptoms for giantism and acromegaly for other sign and symptoms. Treatment In most cases, treatment is based on the cause. For example, if the cause is a tumor, it is often surgically removed or treated with  ...
Susan G. Salvo, 2008
3
Understanding Industrial and Corporate Change
Giantism may be defined as an uncritical commitment to a belief in the existence of indefinitely continuing economies of large-scale production.10 Its intellectual antecedents undoubtedly lie in Marx's admiration for the large-scale technologies  ...
Giovanni Dosi, David J. Teece, Josef Chytry, 2004
4
Craniofacial Biology and Craniofacial Surgery
Endocrine Disturbances: Giantism and Acromegaly Overactivity of the eosinophilic cells of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland may affect the growth of the jaws. This is well illustrated in giantism and acromegaly. Giantism In giantism there is ...
Bernard G. Sarnat, James P. Bradley, 2010
5
Explore the World Using Protozoa
INVESTIGATION. 5.3. Giantism. among. Ciliates. So. What? Sometimes in nature, bigger is better. Some species have developed adaptive strategies that make them appear larger and more ferocious than they really are. Figure 1 Blepharisma.
O. Roger Anderson, Marvin Druger, 1997
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The Last Speech of John Good: Vulgarly Called, Jack the ...
Thus, my Friends, although it was expected, that the Chief of our Family as at that time should descend, in order to make an end at once with Giantism : Yet this the Prince of our Progeny did himself declare, that He came not to accomplish but ...
John Good, 1751
7
Don't Miss the Boat: The Facts to Keep Your Faith Afloat
It probably does refer to a preponderance of giantism, but not necessarily. The Hebrew word is nephilim. It is possible that super-tall people are being referred to , but it is also possible that this term is simply referring to giantism before the ...
Paul F. Taylor, 2013
8
Exploring the Black Box: Technology, Economics, and History
Giantism "started in 1929 when the original draft of the First Five Year Plan was scrapped as being too conservative, and both the output goals and the size of the new projects, from which the bulk of the additional output was to come, ...
Nathan Rosenberg, 1994
9
African Ecology and Human Evolution
This giantism seemed to be greater in herbivores than in carnivores and was indeed a true giantism. Leakey emphasized that such an explanation was so far only very tentative. in support of the explanation the case was cited of three modern ...
François Bourlière, Clark F. Howell, 2013
10
Discerning Prometheus: The Cry for Wisdom in Our ...
This business emphasized worker ownership. The fundamental problem of modern technology is "the idolatry of giantism," according to Schumacher. "Today we suffer from an almost universal idolatry of giantism in technological development.
Robert A. Wauzzinski, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIANTISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term giantism is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The Strain Season 2 Premiere Recap With Spoilers: BK, N.Y.
She recalls the tale of Jusef Sardu – a man who had giantism and walked with a silver blade cane. Sardu's brother put together a hunting party ... «Comicbook.com, Jul 15»
2
Rewatching 'The Princess Bride' — 6 Things You Never Noticed …
Andre had a condition called giantism, which meant his body produced an abundance of growth hormone causing his body to grow during his entire life. «Bustle, May 15»
3
New York's twin towers – the 'filing cabinets' that became icons of …
In his book, The Pentagon of Power, published in 1970, Mumford raged that the project stood as an “example of the purposeless giantism and ... «The Guardian, May 15»
4
Why Does the Left Kowtow to Islam?
... by a technological elite of airplane pilots, while the Soviets projected a grandiose vision of industrial giantism, with huge hydroelectric dams, ... «The Federalist, May 15»
5
Anti-gay parenting 'study' included a giant and a baby convict
Someone of that height and weight would be diagnosed as having giantism – and would also have a BMI of 7, which is fatal. When the fake ... «PinkNews, May 15»
6
Antarctic creatures found on Niwa trip
"Giantism is a bit of a theme in the deep sea in Antarctic waters ... They're scavengers, so if something dies, these things come around in vast ... «Manawatu Standard, May 15»
7
Mike Bruesewitz: How to survive intercontinental flights as a giant
I am a big believer in Karma, and I do my best to build up "Giantism Karma." The definition of Giantism Karma is the buildup of good doings so ... «FOXSports.com, Apr 15»
8
Shooting For The Moon: Danny MacAskill's Eclipse
"The tallest man ever to live without giantism!" Danny tells us. It's Rutger's first time here, and he says it's everything Danny promised. “I would ... «Red Bull, Mar 15»
9
Economy Watch: Will Normcore Thinking Affect the Residential …
If so, the mindless giantism that created the McMansion could become a thing of the past. RealtyTrac determined that among the best normcore ... «Multi-Housing News, Mar 15»
10
Florida woman gives birth naturally to 14 lb baby boy
That baby's mother, Anna Bates, had giantism and her baby died 11 hours later. The heaviest baby born to a healthy mother was a boy ... «Irish Times, Feb 15»

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