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dy·na·mism

 (dī′nə-mĭz′əm)
n.
1. Any of various theories or philosophical systems that explain the universe in terms of force or energy.
2. A process or mechanism responsible for the development or motion of a system.
3. Continuous change, activity, or progress; vigor.

[French dynamisme, from Greek dunamis, power; see dynamic.]

dy′na·mist n.
dy′na·mis′tic adj.
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