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  • noun Plural form of Semitism.


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  • In my opinion the Board of Deputies have failed the community in the battle to counteract rampant anti Semitisms and the attacks on Israel, which are often attacks against Jews by proxy.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with... 2009

  • Besides, it must be home in mind that the greater part of these Semitisms simply reproduce colloquial Greek and are not of Hebrew or Aramaic origin.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman 1840-1916 1913

  • The early Latin versions of the Bible had the characteristics common to all texts of this group; Hellenisms abounded in them and even Semitisms filtered in through the Greek.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy 1840-1916 1913

  • His work contains no Semitisms, and the Hellenisms which his critics have pointed out in it are neither frequent nor without warrant in the usage of his day.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy 1840-1916 1913

  • Semitic influences penetrated Egypt that the Egyptian language, during the period of the nineteenth dynasty, is said by Brugsch to be as full of Semitisms as German is of Gallicisms; while Semitic deities had supplanted the Egyptian gods at Heliopolis and elsewhere.

    Evolution of Theology: an Anthropological Study Thomas Henry Huxley 1860

  • The United States has also led the fight in international institutions against anti-Semitisms and efforts to challenge Israel's legitimacy.

    The Australian Jewish News Ahron 2010

  • Anti - and philo - Semitisms are two sides of the same distorting coin.

    Jewschool 2009


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