Definitions

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  • n. The practice of eating neither meat nor other animal products, such as fish, milk and milk products, eggs, and honey.
  • n. A way of life which strictly avoids use of any kind of animal products and services that are based on exploitation of animals.

Etymologies

From vegan +‎ -ism. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I also suspect a point of the discussion will be to argue that veganism is just an overeager phase, much like one's love of a particular band or philosopher during freshman year of college -- a phase best left behind.

    The Sweet Sound of Northern Soul « PubliCola

  • I realized that I think the only time I even mentioned being vegan on this blog was a very unhealthy rant, and usually veganism is one of the bright points in my life, as it touches my emotional, physical, and cognitive selves.

    2009 July « paper fruit

  • Also, I suspect that some of the animus directed towards vegetarianism and veganism is a result of the fact that animal rights groups and others who advocate it are often unpleasant, e.g. PETA. the teeth

    Sour Grapes

  • What upskirt shots of cross dressers have to do with veganism is also beyond me, but knickers are knickers no matter who wears them.

    Endless Amount of Vegan Drivel

  • As long as they remember that veganism is a choice, not a superior moral stance.

    Bad Vegan. Bad, Bad Vegan.

  • Leather use and veganism is certainly an issue that seems to get people riled up.

    TERRA PLANA ECO-FRIENDLY SHOES | Inhabitat

  • And yes, veganism is healthier, but let’s fight the battles we can, not do absolutely nothing by trying to intimidate meat-eaters into not eating meat.

    First Look: Claire Danes in HBO's 'Temple Grandin' | EW.com

  • I can’t see how compassion toward insects as well as fluffy animals does anything more than reinforce for non-vegans that veganism is ethically consistent.

    2009 July « paper fruit

  • I don’t think I blog enough about veganism, given that veganism is such a huge part of my daily life.

    2009 July « paper fruit

  • I truly believe veganism is living one’s desire to be an advocate on behalf of the voiceless.

    2009 July « paper fruit

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