from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The principles or spirit of democracy.

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

  • noun rare The principles or spirit of a democracy.

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  • noun The principles or spirit of a democracy.


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  • He foresaw the grim possibility of American garrisons in distant corners of the world, a vast permanent military establishment, an intolerant "democratism" imposed in the name of the American way of life, neglect of America's domestic concerns in the pursuit of transoceanic power, squandering of American resources upon amorphous international designs, the decay of liberty at home in proportion as America presumed to govern the world: that is, the "garrison state," a term he employed more than once.

    The Political Principles of Robert A. Taft: War, the Enemy of the Constitution. 2006

  • That was as far as his "democratism" went, which, obviously, is the exact opposite of what "Democrats" today believe.)

    Latest Articles Sons of Liberty 2008

  • Michael Moore abhors corporatism, and he thinks that democratism (everyone voting on the economy) is better.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » The Corporate State: A Love Story 2009

  • I hate Hillary's corporatism, anti-small-d-democratism, and her imperialism -- but I think she's be great to have three glasses of wine with, and wake up to in the morning.

    Happy Hour Roundup 2009

  • As John Judis has argued, the neocons simply transmuted one kind of radicalism into another kind -- from dialectically determined Bolshevism to dialectically determined "democratism."

    James Pinkerton: When Art is Cooler -- and More Conservative -- Than Politics 2008

  • It has embraced certain extensions of democratism in fits and starts, but maintains its true nature as a republic.

    Barbara Forrest Speaks Out 2006

  • He shows how President Bush's post-9/11 shift to an ideology of democratism has led it us to the mess that we find ourselves in now -- both overseas and here at home.

    CNN Transcript Nov 26, 2007 2007

  • If candidates ran independently, without party affiliation, then mass consumers of “republicanism” or “democratism” would be forced to actually base their vote on individual candidates rather than their affiliation.

    No one is in charge « BuzzMachine 2005

  • I and many other Tory supporters embrace true liberal democratism.

    Michael Howard and the Unelectable Tories Kerron Cross 2006

  • Perhaps democratism might occupy their hopes for a few years.

    Archive 2005-03-06 Steve Sailer 2005


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