[ van-sit-er-tiz-uh m ]
/ vænˈsɪt ərˌtɪz əm /


a doctrine holding that the militaristic and aggressive policies of German leaders since the time of the Franco-Prussian war have had the support of the German people and that Germany should undergo a program of demilitarization and corrective education to prevent similar action in the future.

Origin of Vansittartism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019