a peculiarity or idiosyncrasy of the Oriental peoples.
the character or characteristics of the Oriental peoples.
the knowledge and study of Oriental languages, literature, etc.
knowledge of or devotion to the Orient
an Oriental quality, style, or trait
in reference to character, style, trait, or idiom felt to be from the Orient, 1769, from oriental + -ism. Related: Orientalist.
adjective denoting a material that does not form pills or that resists pilling
of or relating to elements or techniques used in a poem not conventionally thought to be suitable or traditional.
the science or art of government. the practice or profession of conducting affairs. affairs: The advocated reforms have become embroiled in politics. methods or maneuvers: We could not approve of his politics in winning passage of the bill. principles or opinions: We avoided discussion of religion and politics. His politics are his own affair. use […]
regarded with favor, approval, or affection by people in general: a popular preacher. regarded with favor, approval, or affection by an acquaintance or acquaintances: He’s not very popular with me just now. of, relating to, or representing the people, especially the common people: popular discontent. of the people as a whole, especially of all citizens […]