proletarianism

[proh-li-tair-ee-uh-niz-uh m]

noun

the practices, attitudes, or social status of a proletarian.

Nearby words

  1. prolegomenous,
  2. prolepsis,
  3. proleptic,
  4. proles,
  5. proletarian,
  6. proletarianize,
  7. proletariat,
  8. proletarize,
  9. proletary,
  10. proleukocyte

Origin of proletarianism

First recorded in 1860–65; proletarian + -ism

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Word Origin and History for proletarianism

proletarianism

n.

1844, from proletarian + -ism.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper