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Meaning of "pygmyism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PYGMYISM

pygmyism  [ˈpɪɡmɪɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PYGMYISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pygmyism 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 PYGMYISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of pygmyism in the English dictionary

The definition of pygmyism in the dictionary is the state of being a pygmy.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PYGMYISM


attorneyism
əˈtɜːnɪɪzəm
bogeyism
ˈbəʊɡɪɪzəm
boobyism
ˈbuːbɪɪzəm
bullyism
ˈbʊlɪɪzəm
dandyism
ˈdændɪɪzəm
dilettanteism
ˌdɪləˈtæntɪɪzəm
dowdyism
ˈdaʊdɪɪzəm
entryism
ˈɛntrɪɪzəm
fogyism
ˈfəʊɡɪɪzəm
hackneyism
ˈhæknɪɪzəm
lobbyism
ˈlɒbɪɪzəm
partyism
ˈpɑːtɪɪzəm
pococuranteism
ˌpəʊkəʊkjʊˈræntɪɪzəm
prosaism
prəʊˈzeɪɪzəm
puppyism
ˈpʌpɪɪzəm
rowdyism
ˈraʊdɪɪzəm
Tammanyism
ˈtæmənɪɪzəm
toadyism
ˈtəʊdɪɪzəm
Toryism
ˈtɔːrɪɪzəm
Yankeeism
ˈjæŋkɪɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PYGMYISM

pygal
pygarg
pygidia
pygidial
pygidium
pygmaean
Pygmalion
pygmean
pygmies
pygmoid
pygmy
pygmy chimpanzee
pygmy glider
pygmy marmoset
pygmy possum
pygmyish
pygostyle
pyic
pyin
pyinkado

WORDS THAT END LIKE PYGMYISM

cockneyism
cronyism
fairyism
flunkeyism
flunkyism
gypsyism
hobbledehoyism
hobbyism
jockeyism
literaryism
McCarthyism
monkeyism
multipartyism
nimbyism
Puseyism
reactionaryism
Trotskyism
voluntaryism
whiteboyism
zanyism

Synonyms and antonyms of pygmyism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pygmyism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PYGMYISM

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pygmyism
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pygmyism
380 millions of speakers
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pygmyism
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pygmyism
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pygmyism
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pygmyism
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Pygmyism
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pygmyism
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pygmyism
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pygmyism
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Pygmyism
85 millions of speakers
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pygmyism
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pygmyism
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वायफळपणा
75 millions of speakers

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pygmyism
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pygmyism
65 millions of speakers

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pygmyism
50 millions of speakers

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pygmyism
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pygmyism
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pygmyism
15 millions of speakers
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pygmyism
14 millions of speakers
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pygmyism
10 millions of speakers
no

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pygmyism
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pygmyism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PYGMYISM»

The term «pygmyism» is used very little and occupies the 165.114 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PYGMYISM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «pygmyism» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «pygmyism» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PYGMYISM»

Discover the use of pygmyism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pygmyism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The pituitary gland
African Pygmyism Whereas patients with Laron dwarfism demonstrate a defect in production of the entire family of somatomedins, African pygmyism is characterized by an isolated deficiency of insulinlike growth factor I. The early belief that the ...
Charkravarthy R. Kannan, 1987
2
The Economist
There are also two competing explanations: that small bodies keep cool more readily than large ones (pygmyism tends to be a tropical phenomenon) or that pygmies live in places with unreliable food supplies, and their size means they can ...
‎2007
3
Bigger than Chaos: Understanding Complexity through Probability
To these maybe added two other somewhat simple behaviors: quasi-periodic behavior, in which there is an irregular cycle, as in the case of El Ni ̃no's three- to ten-year cycle; and general trends, such as insular pygmyism/ gigantism in ...
Michael Strevens, 2009
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Changing Our Minds: Feminist Transformations of Knowledge
... hair — must die or be denatured; the pressured anxieties underlying the "peter- pater" etymology regarding the potency and largesse of the phallus reveal the enduring fear of impotency, pygmyism, or "billy-boyism." Thus, in a show of power , ...
Susan Hardy Aiken, 1988
5
José Martí, the United States, and the Marxist ...
... men, but as a result of conceit over its prosperity and of its inability to satisfy its appetites, it is falling into moral pygmyism, into a poisoning of reason, into a reprehensible adoration of all success.” Marti's thought has ethical foundations: as a ...
Carlos Ripoll, 1984
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Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation: A Biography
Buffon was long dead, but Jefferson was still combating his theories of New World pygmyism. Having described the animal as 'best he could, Jefferson went on to argue that it continued to exist, like the mammoth, somewhere in the dark forest ...
Merrill D. Peterson, 1970
7
This Dark Estate: A Reading of Pope
reader's view of the hierarchies of church and state, ambivalence that was not to be resolved by the moral and intellectual pygmyism of the later Stuarts and the Hanoverians, or by the spiritual flaccidity of Anglican Indif- f erentism or the ...
Thomas R. Edwards, 1963
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MYRMIDON NUMMULARy CONTAINING PP POLYPHONy PUPILLARy RIPPABLE MYXOMATA NIMBYTSM OMNIMODE OPTUMTSM PSAMMTTE PYGMYISM SAMARIUM SCAMMONY+ SEMIMILD SEMIMUTE SLOMMOCK' SLUMMOCK ...
Bob Jackman, 2012
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Living in a Dangerous Climate: Climate Change and Human ...
Pygmyism is an even more viable condition in humans, and pygmies regard the rest of us as hopeful monsters. To pygmies, “normal” humans are, understandably, perceived as giant, awkward, belligerent, noisy, ugly beings that crash through ...
Renée Hetherington, 2012
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Dwarfs in Ancient Egypt and Greece
Constitutional dwarfism, such as pygmyism, is genetically transmitted. In the most frequent types (e.g. achondroplasia, hypochondroplasia), men and women seem to be equally affected. In specific or severe cases, the condition can be ...
Veronique Dasen, 2013

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PYGMYISM»

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African pygmies evolved their short stature twice
Pygmyism clearly offered an evolutionary advantage, says Barreiro. He thinks it might be because pygmies tend to live almost exclusively in the dense rainforest. «New Scientist, Aug 14»

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