dynamism

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noun dy·na·mism \ˈdī-nə-ˌmi-zəm\

Definition of dynamism

  1. 1a philosophy :  a theory that all phenomena (such as matter or motion) can be explained as manifestations of force (see 1force 4) — compare mechanismb :  dynamics 2 population dynamism

  2. 2 :  a dynamic (see 1dynamic 2) or expansionist quality the dynamism of a natural leader

dynamist

play \-mist\ noun

dynamistic

play \ˌdī-nə-ˈmis-tik\ adjective

Examples of dynamism in a Sentence

  1. He has the dynamism of a natural leader.

  2. voters were attracted to the young challenger's dynamism, charisma, and progressive ideas

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Origin and Etymology of dynamism

see 1dynamic


DYNAMISM Defined for English Language Learners

dynamism

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Definition of dynamism for English Language Learners

  • : energy and a strong desire to make something happen



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