[ ak-uh-dem-uh-siz-uhm ]
/ ˌæk əˈdɛm əˌsɪz əm /
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traditionalism or conventionalism in art, literature, etc.
thoughts, opinions, and attitudes that are purely speculative.
pedantic or formal quality.
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/ (ˌækəˈdɛmɪˌsɪzəm) /
adherence to rules and traditions in art, literature, etc; conventionalism
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