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proletarianism

[ proh-li-tair-ee-uh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˌproʊ lɪˈtɛər i əˌnɪz əm /
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noun

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

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Origin of proletarianism

First recorded in 1860–65; proletarian + -ism
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Example sentences from the Web for proletarianism

  • They had overturned feudalism, and now they had created proletarianism, which would soon swamp themselves.

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