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Example sentences from the Web for verbalism
Bad verbalism is rhetoric, or the use of clich unconsciously, or a mere playing with phrases.
Here we are, then, in the realm of pure verbalism—in the ideal region of signs.Decadence and Other Essays on the Culture of Ideas|Remy de Gourmont
We may surround the subject with a vague and attractive idealistic verbalism, but we come back to this as a starting point.Theism or Atheism|Chapman Cohen
This 'science,' therefore, finally reduces to mere verbalism, distracted by inconsistent relapses into 'psychology.'Pragmatism|D.L. Murray
But there is good verbalism, distinct from lyricism or imagism, and in this Laforgue is a master.