1. rheumatism weed Canadian dogbane yielding a tough fiber used as cordage by Native Americans; used in folk medicine for pain or inflammation in joints
  2. rheumatism any painful disorder of the joints or muscles
  3. rheumatoid of or pertaining to arthritis
  4. chromatism abnormal pigmentation
  5. pragmatism the doctrine that practical consequences determine value
  6. undismayed unshaken in purpose
  7. rheumatologist a physician specializing in rheumatic diseases
  8. eremitism monasticism characterized by solitude in which the social dimension of life is sacrificed to the primacy of religious experience
  9. Rheum emodi Asian herb (Himalayas)
  10. chromaticity the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
  11. rheumatic of or pertaining to arthritis
  12. dramatist someone who writes plays
  13. rheumatic fever a severe disease chiefly of children and characterized by painful inflammation of the joints and frequently damage to the heart valves
  14. mutism the condition of being unable or unwilling to speak
  15. head smut smut fungus attacking heads of corn or sorghum and causing a covered smut
  16. nepotism favoritism shown to relatives or friends by those in power
  17. scentless mayweed ubiquitous European annual weed with white flowers and finely divided leaves naturalized and sometimes cultivated in eastern North America; sometimes included in genus Matricaria
  18. Comtism Auguste Comte's positivistic philosophy that metaphysics and theology should be replaced by a hierarchy of sciences from mathematics at the base to sociology at the top
  19. bridesmaid an unmarried woman who attends the bride at a wedding
  20. rheumatology the branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of pathologies of the muscles or tendons or joints