civicism

noun
civ·​i·​cism | \ ˈsivəˌsizəm \
plural -s

Definition of civicism

: devotion to civic interests and causes : civic-mindedness

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First Known Use of civicism

1822, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for civicism

civic + -ism

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“Civicism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/civicism. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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