[ pruhsh-uh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˈprʌʃ əˌnɪz əm /
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the militaristic spirit, system, policy, or methods historically associated with the Prussians.
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Words nearby Prussianism
prusik, Prusiner, Prussia, Prussian, Prussian blue, Prussianism, prussianize, prussiate, prussic, prussic acid, Prusso-
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How to use Prussianism in a sentence
Our eyes are fixed on the goal, namely, the crushing of Prussianism.The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon|Newell Dwight Hillis
The way our splendid Ambulance at Neuilly was absorbed by the army is a story of Prussianism pure and simple.Paris Vistas|Helen Davenport Gibbons
The old German nations, and particularly the Bavarians, refused to be swallowed up in Prussianism.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
Chivalry and Prussianism, the crusading spirit and the predatory spirit, are contradictory terms.German Problems and Personalities|Charles Sarolea
German pastors, also, were not infrequently imported and brought with them the virus of the new Prussianism.Our Foreigners|Samuel P. Orth
British Dictionary definitions for Prussianism
/ (ˈprʌʃəˌnɪzəm) /
the ethos of the Prussian state and aristocracy, esp militarism and stern discipline
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