[ yoor-uh-pee-uh-niz-uhm, yur- ]

  1. European characteristics, ideas, methods, sympathies, etc.

  2. a European trait or practice.

  1. belief in or advocacy of the unification of Europe.

Origin of Europeanism

First recorded in 1820–30; European + -ism

Other words from Europeanism

  • an·ti-Eu·ro·pe·an·ism, noun
  • pro-Eu·ro·pe·an·ism, noun

Words Nearby Europeanism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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.

    The Trimmed Lamp | O. Henry