activism

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noun ac·tiv·ism \ˈak-ti-ˌvi-zəm\

Definition of activism

  1. :  a doctrine or practice that emphasizes direct vigorous action especially in support of or opposition to one side of a controversial issue political activism environmental activism

activist

play \-vist\ noun or adjective

activistic

play \ˌak-ti-ˈvis-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of activism

see active


First Known Use: 1915



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