[vik-tawr-ee-uh-niz-uh m, -tohr-]
- the distinctive character, thought, tendencies, etc., of the Victorian period.
- an instance or example of such thought, tendencies, etc.
Origin of Victorianism
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Examples from the Web for victorianism
That's where we suffer from that ponderous bog of Victorianism.
And it's impossible not to dread a revival of Victorianism after this war.
But in the atmosphere of Victorianism his pose was original and astonishing.Old and New Masters
It was as if unwillingly the club released its hold upon the externals of Victorianism.Sinister Street, vol. 2
He has unravelled himself by science, talent, and vigor out of "lower middle class" Victorianism.The World of H.G. Wells
Van Wyck Brooks