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phalansterian

[ fal-uhn-steer-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌfæl ənˈstɪər i ən /
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adjective

of or relating to a phalanstery.
of or relating to phalansterianism.

noun

a member of a phalanstery.
an advocate of phalansterianism; a Fourierist.

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Origin of phalansterian

First recorded in 1835–45; phalanstery + -an
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How to use phalansterian in a sentence

  • No, sir; no one yet knows of the foolishness and infamy which the phalansterian system contains.

    What is Property?|P. J. Proudhon
  • The slight allusion in all the writers of the 'Phalansterian' class, to the subject of marriage, is rather remarkable.

    History of American Socialisms|John Humphrey Noyes
  • It was a rich and obliging fellow, although a phalansterian.

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