Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACTIVISM

This practical idealism Eucken described by the term “Activism.”

This leads to the distinctive form of Eucken's philosophy of life, known as Activism.

It is detrimental to Activism itself if it takes the problem of life lightly.

PEN grew quickly to become an international advocate for freedom of expression and continues its activism to this day.

The Mysticism he opposes is of the type that is virtually the negation of the Activism which is to him fundamental.

Since it gives this precedence to activity, to such activity, this system may be called “Activism.”

To recognise all this clearly is at the same time to acknowledge the superiority of Activism over all mere Romanticism.

WORD ORIGIN

1920 in the political sense; see activist + -ism. Earlier (1907) it was used in reference to a philosophical theory.