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Old Guardism

[ gahr-dahyz-uhm ]
/ ˈgɑr daɪz əm /
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noun
political conservatism.
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Origin of Old Guardism

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45; Old Guard + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Old Guardism

Old Guardist, noun
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