-ism, -ismus

(Greek, ismos; Latin, ismus: a suffix: belief in, practice of, condition of, process, characteristic behavior or manner, abnormal state, distinctive feature or trait)

communalism (s) (noun)
Belief in mutual ownership of property as opposed to individual ownership: "The colony was established along the lines of communalism, building strong bonds among the members of the colony."
communism (s) (noun)
1. A theoretical economic system in which property is owned by a collectives, not by individuals: "The students’ project was to use the concepts of communism to develop a summer experiment in collective living on campus."
2. When capitalized, a system of government that exerts a centralized control over economic, educational, and all matters affecting the population: "The university students studied Eastern European Communism in their class about comparative governments."
compatriotism
congregationalism, Congregationalism (s) (noun) (no plural)
The system of government and religious beliefs of a Protestant denomination in which each member church is self-governing: Mary's uncle, a church elder, enjoyed the independence that Congregationalism gave to their small church.
congruism
1. The state or fact of agreeing with or being consistent with each other or with something else.
2. The quality or fact of being suitable or appropriate for something.
conservatism
consumerism
1. The protection of the rights and interests of consumers; especially, with regard to price, quality, and safety.
2. An attitude that values the acquisition of material goods.
3. In economy, the belief that the buying and selling of large quantities of consumer good is beneficial to an economy or a sign of economic strength.
controversialism
1. A disagreement about a contentious topic which is strongly felt or expressed by all of those who are concerned.
2. Relating to or causing much discussion, disagreement, or argument .
conventionalism
convictism
Convicts as a class.
coseism, coseismic
A line drawn around an epicenter through all the points affected by the same seismic shock.
cosmism (s) (noun), cosmisms (pl)
The philosophy or doctrine of cosmic evolution.
cosmopolitanism
In the realms of social and political philosophy, cosmopolitanism is the idea that all of humanity belongs to a single moral community.
cosmopolitism
The state or character of that which is cosmopolitan.

A specific disregard of national or local peculiarities, prejudices, and attachments.

cosmotheism (s) (noun), cosmotheisms (pl)
1. The belief that identifies God with the cosmos or the universe.
2. The doctrine or belief that God is the universe and its phenomena (taken or conceived of as a whole) or the doctrine that regards the universe as a manifestation of God.