Definition of predatism in US English:

predatism

noun

  • Predation; the behaviour of a predator.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Scientific Monthly. From either predat- or classical Latin praedāt-, past participial stem of praedārī to plunder, spoil + -ism, perhaps after French prédatisme.

Pronunciation

predatism

/ˈprɛdəˌtɪz(ə)m/