List of ISM Suffix Words

The ISM suffix is used to take action nouns and convert them into verbs. It is used to indicate an action, a condition, a characteristic, or behavior. Here is a good list of ISM suffix words you are probably familiar with.

Absenteeism
Accidentalism
Alcoholism
Americanism
Antagonis
Athleticism
Baptism
Barbarism
Charisma
Colloquialism
Despotism
Exorcism
Favoritism
Heroism
Journalism
Mannerism
Mechanism
Nazism
Nihilism
Plagiarism
Quakerism
Realism
Romanticism
Stoicism
Terrorism
Totalitarianism

Here is a great example for using ism words as captured in the following video and how to create simple sentences with them on the spot.