amateurism

[am-uh-choo-riz-uh m, -tyoo-, -chuh-, -tuh-, am-uh-tur-iz-uh m]
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noun

the practice, quality, or character of an amateur or amateurish performance.

Origin of amateurism

First recorded in 1865–70; amateur + -ism
Related formspseu·do·am·a·teur·ism, noun
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