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Europeanism

[ yoor-uh-pee-uh-niz-uhm, yur- ]
/ ˌyʊər əˈpi əˌnɪz əm, ˌyɜr- /
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noun
European characteristics, ideas, methods, sympathies, etc.
a European trait or practice.
belief in or advocacy of the unification of Europe.
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Origin of Europeanism

First recorded in 1820–30; European + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Europeanism

an·ti-Eu·ro·pe·an·ism, noun
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How to use Europeanism in a sentence

  • Indo-Europeanism must have had something to recommend it and make it highly attractive to enable it to spread so fast and far.

  • They did away with his Europeanism; for Dr. Monygham had made himself an ideal conception of his disgrace.

  • This hypodermic injection of Europeanism wandered happily into the veins of the city with the broad grin of a pleased child.

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