Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Struggle or contest for a prize, especially at the ancient Grecian games.
  • noun The prize itself.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Contention for a prize; a contest.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Competitive struggle (especially political)
  • noun biochemistry The relationship between an agonist and a receptor

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

agon +‎ -ism, from Latin agōn, from Ancient Greek ἀγών ("contest").

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