Online dictionaryOnline dictionary
Synonyms, antonyms, pronunciation

English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'

Opportunism   /ˌɑpərtˈunˌɪzəm/   Listen

Taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others.  Synonyms: expedience, self-interest, self-seeking.

WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University

Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Matching a pattern  

Words linked to  

only single words

Share |
Add this dictionary
to your browser search bar

"Opportunism" Quotes from Famous Books

... may be called mutuality by those who misunderstand and dislike the word equality, does not offer so clear a distinction between the Prussian and the other peoples as did the first Prussian principle of an infinite and destructive opportunism; or, in other words, the principle of being unprincipled. Nor upon this second can one take up so obvious a position touching the other civilizations or semi-civilizations of the world. Some idea of oath and bond there is in the rudest tribes, ...
— New York Times, Current History, Vol 1, Issue 1 - From the Beginning to March, 1915 With Index • Various

Words linked to "Opportunism" :   opportunist, opportunistic, selfishness

Copyright © 2024 Dictionary