They have now and then manifested a clannishness which led them into disagreeable, if temporary, complications.
The clannishness of the mountaineer has been the subject of much comment.
They excited his curiosity, he envied their mode of life, admired their clannishness, delighted in their primitive customs.
But their clannishness does not shelter them from all tribulation.
There is another trait of the Goriouns to record—their clannishness.
Indications are that they have retained their clannishness to a considerable degree.
He liked the American clannishness, and he sighed to think of the utter lack of family affection in his own life.
Self-interest, as well as clannishness, held the family together.
It is not enough to say that this is clannishness; it is a mingling of kinship and religious preferences.
Even the Scotch and the Devonians weaken a little in their clannishness.