Prussianism

[ pruhsh-uh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˈprʌʃ əˌnɪz əm /

noun

the militaristic spirit, system, policy, or methods historically associated with the Prussians.

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Origin of Prussianism

First recorded in 1855–60; Prussian + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for Prussianism

Prussianism
/ (ˈprʌʃəˌnɪzəm) /

noun

the ethos of the Prussian state and aristocracy, esp militarism and stern discipline
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