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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.]
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1. (Philosophy) philosophy any of several theories that attempt to explain phenomena in terms of an immanent force or energy. Compare mechanism5, vitalism
2. the forcefulness of an energetic personality
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dy•na•mism(ˈdaɪ nəˌmɪz əm)
1. any of various theories that seek to explain phenomena of nature by the action of force. Compare mechanism (def. 6), vitalism (def. 1).
2. great energy, force, or power.
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any of various theories or philosophical systems that seek to explain natural phenomena by the action and interaction of forces, as mechanism or Leibnizianism. Cf. vitalism. — dynamist, n. — dynamistic, adj.See also: Philosophy
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|Noun||1.||dynamism - any of the various theories or doctrines or philosophical systems that attempt to explain the phenomena of the universe in terms of some immanent force or energy|
|2.||dynamism - active strength of body or mind |
strength - the property of being physically or mentally strong; "fatigue sapped his strength"
|3.||dynamism - the activeness of an energetic personality|
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noun energy, go (informal), drive, push (informal), initiative, enterprise, pep, zip (informal), vigour, zap (slang), welly (slang), get-up-and-go (informal), brio, liveliness, forcefulness a situation that calls for dynamism and new thinking
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dynamism[ˈdaɪnəmɪzəm] N → dinamismo m
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dynamism[ˈdaɪnəmɪz/əm] n → dinamismo
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