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author +‎ -ism


authorism (countable and uncountable, plural authorisms)

  1. (archaic, uncountable) Authorship.
    Authorism of the work is ascribed to Cicero.
  2. (countable) A habit or practice of an author.
    My publisher put up with my authorisms.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for authorism in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)