Definition of Mohism in US English:

Mohism

(also Mehism, Moism)

noun

Philosophy
  • The doctrines of the Chinese philosopher Mozi and his followers.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Legge (1815–1897), Sinologist and missionary. From Moh, former transliteration of the first element of the name of Mozi (Chinese Mòzǐ; Wade-Giles transcription Mò-tzǔ, 470–391 b.c.), Chinese philosopher, or of his full name Mo Di (Chinese Mò Dí; Wade-Giles transcription Mò Tí) + -ism.

Pronunciation

Mohism

/ˈməʊɪz(ə)m/