predatism

predatism

(ˈprɛdətɪzəm)
n
(Zoology) the state of preying on other animals; the behaviour of a predator

pre•dat•ism

(prɪˈdeɪ tɪz əm, ˈprɛd əˌtɪz əm)

n.
the state of living as a predator or by predation.
[1925–30]