Definition of Bonism

1. the doctrine that the world is mainly good [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bonism

bonier
boniest
boniface
bonifaces
bonification
bonifications
bonified
boniform
bonify
bonifying
boniness
boninesses
boning
boning up
bonings
bonism (current term)
bonisms
bonist
bonists
bonita
bonitary
bonitas
bonito
bonito shark
bonitoes
bonitos
bonjour
bonjoured
bonjouring

Literary usage of Bonism

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1. Ridpath's Universal History: An Account of the Origin, Primitive Condition by John Clark Ridpath (1897)
"Thibet an older religious creed known as bonism. This seems to have survived from the pre-Buddhistic paganism. ... bonism;tfc The first goes back to the ..."

2. Ridpath's Universal History: An Account of the Origin, Primitive Condition by John Clark Ridpath (1899)
"Scholars have been able to detect two stages in the develop- _ ment of the Bon faith. bonism;the 0 Two stages in /TM. £ , 1 ii j.1. Bon pantheon. ..."

3. The Contemporary Review (1872)
"... the tyrannous combinations and rib- bonism which spread such strong network in his country. ..."

4. The Bookman (1897)
"Mr. Myers's fastidiousness did not, however, prevent his using creationist as an adjective, and also bonism as a substitute for optimism, " with no greater ..."

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