Activism ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Activism ( noun )

  1. The policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change.
  2. A doctrine or practice that emphasizes direct vigorous action especially in support of or opposition to one side of a controversial issue.

Origin:

From activate + -ism, from latin activus ("activ.e")

Examples:

  1. The environmental activism led to the creation of new laws to protect the forests.
  2. The civil rights activism of the 1960s led to many important changes in American society.
  3. The activism of the feminist movement led to changes in laws and attitudes towards women.
  4. The youth activism is a major force for change in today's society.
  5. The animal rights activism led to the introduction of new laws to protect animals.

(As a verb)

Activism ( verb )

  1. The policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change.
  2. A doctrine or practice that emphasizes direct vigorous action especially in support of or opposition to one side of a controversial issue.

Origin:

From activate + -ism, from latin activus ("activ.e")

Examples:

  1. The environmental activism led to the creation of new laws to protect the forests.
  2. The civil rights activism of the 1960s led to many important changes in American society.
  3. The activism of the feminist movement led to changes in laws and attitudes towards women.
  4. The youth activism is a major force for change in today's society.
  5. The animal rights activism led to the introduction of new laws to protect animals.
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