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1. parallelism

noun. ['ˈpɛrəˌlɛˌlɪzəm'] similarity by virtue of corresponding.

Synonyms

  • correspondence

Antonyms

  • unlikeness
  • nonuniformity

Etymology

  • -ism (English)
  • parallel (English)
  • παράλληλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Parallelism

  • abolitionism
  • absenteeism
  • absolutism
  • activism
  • adventurism
  • adventurism
  • agrarianism
  • alcoholism
  • altruism
  • amateurism
  • americanism
  • anachronism
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  • anglo-catholicism
  • animism
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  • anthropomorphism
  • anti-catholicism
  • anti-catholicism
  • antidisestablishmentarianism

Example sentences of the word parallelism


1. Noun, singular or mass
Compare the slopes of the two lines for parallelism.

Quotes containing the word parallelism


1. One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
- Brooks Adams

2. One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
- Henry Adams

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