Definitions

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  • n. The belief that the world is evil.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The doctrine that the world is evil, or that, on the whole, evil prevails over good: a less extreme doctrine than pessimism.

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Examples

  • Foreign Minister Alain Juppe criticized Washington's mini-malism, citing its continued refusal to commit ground forces to a United Nations contingent and its unwillingness to use air power to protect the Muslims.

    The Latest Peace Plan: Dead On Arrival?

  • Propp's techniques, though they have had wide impact, did not receive much recognition in Soviet Russia until re - cently because, at a time when Socialist Realism drew the strictest ideological lines, they savored of For - malism — an ironic circumstance, in view of the for - malistic objections lodged against Stoffgeschichte.

    MOTIF

  • Peter Stringfellow does femanism?? would someone please tell me what the opposite of femanism is, malism doesnt seem quite right, but the again if a bloke got promoted through wearing a tight fitting officer and gentleman uniform and rubbing skin cream on after office weights workout everyday, what would that constsitute??

    Guy Fawkes' blog

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  • The belief that the world is evil. (From WWFTD)

    June 7, 2008