globalism

noun

glob·​al·​ism ˈglō-bə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce globalism (audio)
: a national policy of treating the whole world as a proper sphere for political influence compare imperialism, internationalism
globalist noun

Examples of globalism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Domestic politics in the West are curbing instincts to globalism, as is summit fatigue. Leslie Vinjamuri, Foreign Affairs, 2 Oct. 2023 Having perceived the onslaught of the Great Reset, poet and prophet Godard foresaw the threat of globalism and the way that the millennium’s Democratic Socialists have broken down all social and moral norms through lawfare and weaponized media. Armond White, National Review, 29 Sep. 2023 His solution aligned nationalism and masculinity: strong men build strong nations, which defend against soy globalism. Manvir Singh, The New Yorker, 25 Sep. 2023 Nobody’s Hero depicts contemporary globalism’s cuckoldry — the complex ways people act out their own political and psychosexual paradoxes. Armond White, National Review, 21 June 2023 Italian fascism and globalism were not inherently opposed until the Great Depression forced the issue. Mark Mazower, Foreign Affairs, 18 Apr. 2023 But beneficiaries of globalism like myself cannot fail to see, especially since the 2008 financial crisis, that not everyone profits from it. Ian Buruma, Harper's Magazine, 2 June 2023 With Constitutional issues…this push towards globalism that’s anti-sovereignty. Paul Steinhauser, Fox News, 19 Apr. 2023 According to the course description, students will work to understand the cultural and political development of the modern celebrity in relation to gender and sexuality, race, class, nation, and globalism, media, fashion, fan culture, internet culture, and consumerism. Taylor Pettaway, San Antonio Express-News, 19 July 2022 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'globalism.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of globalism was in 1943

Dictionary Entries Near globalism

Cite this Entry

“Globalism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/globalism. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!