medievalism

or me·di·ae·val·ism

[ mee-dee-ee-vuh-liz-uhm, med-ee-, mid-ee-, mid-ee-vuh- ]
/ ˌmi diˈi vəˌlɪz əm, ˌmɛd i-, ˌmɪd i-, mɪdˈi və- /

noun

the spirit, practices, or methods of the Middle Ages.
devotion to or adoption of medieval ideals or practices.
a medieval belief, practice, or the like.

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Origin of medievalism

First recorded in 1850–55; medieval + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM medievalism

an·ti·me·di·ae·val·ism, nounan·ti·me·di·e·val·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for medievalism

medievalism

mediaevalism

/ (ˌmɛdɪˈiːvəˌlɪzəm) /

noun

the beliefs, life, or style of the Middle Ages or devotion to those
a belief, custom, or point of style copied or surviving from the Middle Ages
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