Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The policy of those maintaining the right of secession.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The doctrine or policy of secession.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The doctrine or policy of secession; the tenets of secession; the tenets of secessionists.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The doctrine of secession; the principle that affirms the right of a person or party to secede, separate, or withdraw from a political or religious organization, or the right of a state to secede at its pleasure from a federal union.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a doctrine that maintains the right of secession

Etymologies

secession +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.