1. socialism a political theory advocating state ownership of industry
  2. passivism the doctrine that all violence is unjustifiable
  3. pessimism a general disposition to expect the worst in all things
  4. sarcasm witty language used to convey insults or scorn
  5. fascism a political theory advocating an authoritarian government
  6. pacifism the doctrine that all violence is unjustifiable
  7. paracosm a prolonged fantasy world invented by children
  8. racism the prejudice that one people are superior to another
  9. Puseyism principles of the founders of the Oxford movement as expounded in pamphlets called `Tracts for the Times'
  10. biologism use of biological principles in explaining human especially social behavior
  11. obsequious attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
  12. communism a theory favoring collectivism in a classless society
  13. proximo in or of the next month after the present
  14. Sikhism the doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and Islam
  15. bossism domination of a political organization by a party boss
  16. paganism a religion outside of mainstream monotheism
  17. paralogism an unintentionally invalid argument
  18. imagism a movement by American and English poets early in the 20th century in reaction to Victorian sentimentality; used common speech in free verse with clear concrete imagery
  19. Caesarism a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
  20. Parseeism the faith of a Zoroastrian sect in India