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OTHER WORDS FROM literalismlit·er·al·ist, nounlit·er·al·is·tic, adjectivelit·er·al·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Things are so bad that we do not even realize that literalism itself had a different meaning in past epochs.Gwyneth Was Right: America Turned Communication Into a Weaponized Battlefield|James Poulos|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Because if Rubio believed in biblical literalism on the subject, he presumably would have said so.Republican Politicians Must Stop Pandering to Conservative Populism|John Avlon|November 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Such strict constitutionalist arguments, Adler said, are based on an absurdist, “gotcha literalism.”
The literalism of the Panorama has lately been invaded by an effort toward the Ideal.
Evan turned a little pale at the mere memory, but he answered with the same cold and deadly literalism that he showed throughout.The Ball and The Cross|G.K. Chesterton
But there is a like danger in the opposite literalism of the historian.Religion and the War|Various
"They are satisfied, as the common people were, with a degraded literalism," she went on.Four Weird Tales|Algernon Blackwood
The Bible, however, remains the main guide of these people, and they follow its instructions with childish literalism.Our Foreigners|Samuel P. Orth