Related formstrib·al·ist, nountri·bal·is·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for tribalism
They have their various neighborhood, civic, recreational and national identities, none of which are defined by Jewish tribalism.On the Value of Remaining Identified as a Jew, in the Absence of Faith|Mira Sucharov|October 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Their tribalism makes them instinctive defenders of Israeli action.
This newly shaped global brain can topple the traditional barriers of religion, tribalism, nationalism, and political oppression.Deepak Chopra: The Mideast Protests, Social Networks & the Global Brain|Deepak Chopra|September 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes feminism seems just a form of tribalism: the woman is always right, especially when she's wrong.
The country is riven by tribalism, regionalism and a host of armed militias who so far have refused to disarm.
But the Celtic state did not emerge from tribalism in Britain; the Celtic heroes were always tribal heroes.Folklore as an Historical Science|George Laurence Gomme
Treitschke is the prophet of tribalism, Nietzsche of ruthlessness, Bernhardi of ambition.Gems (?) of German Thought|Various
A strange compound of feudalism with tribalism ensued, in the shape of mongrel chieftaincies, henceforth the predominant powers.Irish History and the Irish Question|Goldwin Smith
Christianity was the first expression of world religion, the first complete repudiation of tribalism and war and disputation.The World Set Free|Herbert George Wells