Semitic characteristics, especially the ways, ideas, influence, etc., of the Jewish people.
a word or idiom peculiar to, derived from, or characteristic of a Semitic language, especially of Hebrew.
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How to use Semitism in a sentence
Is it anti-Semitism, or are less insidious cultural forces at work?Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America? | Emily Shire | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
While anti-Semitism in the United States is thankfully at all time lows, it was not always like this.
We also saw the ugly face of Anti-Semitism rise again, primarily in Europe.
Flagrant anti-Semitism fell out of favor and was replaced by a closeted, unspoken bigotry.Superman Is Jewish: The Hebrew Roots of America's Greatest Superhero | Rich Goldstein | August 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
While American nativism and anti-Semitism declined after World War II, so did the overt Jewishness of Superman.Superman Is Jewish: The Hebrew Roots of America's Greatest Superhero | Rich Goldstein | August 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In Austria, as in Germany, anti-Semitism is a factor in the parliamentary elections.
Zeal for missions almost died out; the Jews became the subject of much Anti-Semitism.Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ | Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
The old Junker anti-Semitism received a great impulse from the collapse of thrones which followed the Armistice of 1918.The myth of the Jewish menace in world affairs | Lucien Wolf
In other nations anti-Semitism was only an instinctive and irrational popular feeling.German Problems and Personalities | Charles Sarolea
It arose in Frankfort, the seat of unmitigated, medival anti-Semitism.History of the Jews, Vol. V (of 6) | Heinrich Graetz