a usage, idiom, or other feature that is characteristic of the language.
a custom, manner, mode of thought, action, etc., that is characteristic of the people.
extreme partiality for or attachment to Germany, , or customs, manners, etc.
Subject to this qualification, the proportion of the forms in -ing, is a measure of the Germanism of the population.
The Ethnology of the British Islands Robert Gordon Latham
In the day of their power they were more tolerant of Germanism.
Odd Bits of History Henry W. Wolff
This topic of Germanism haunted Wagner for years, and I may have a little to say about it later.
Richard Wagner John F. Runciman
England is now showing on what feeble feet its Germanism rests, how unsound, how profoundly unworthy of the German Thought it is.
Gems (?) of German Thought Various
This Germanism appears ready to continue after the War to be the malignant and would-be assassin of other civilizations.
Villa Elsa Stuart Henry
Germanism in its later and worst form would be the inspiriting thought and philosophy of the hour.
New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 2, May, 1915 Various
Germanism, with its ideal of force, is contrasted with the ideal of Greek and Christian culture and philosophy.
The Psychology of Nations G.E. Partridge
He pretends that there is no difference between Anglo-Saxonism and Germanism.
England, Canada and the Great War Louis-Georges Desjardins
Perhaps by a patriotic sympathy for the composer, who actually devoted his whole life to singing the praise of Germanism.
The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Modeste Tchaikovsky
Polonism had resisted the utmost efforts of Germanism and Slavonism for more than a hundred years.
Notes on Life and Letters Joseph Conrad
a word or idiom borrowed from or modelled on German
a German custom, trait, practice, etc
attachment to or high regard for German customs, institutions, etc
to make or become in character, sentiment, etc. Archaic. to translate into . Historical Examples Thinking over all this, I said why not Germanize this thing? Caper-Sauce Fanny Fern Austria is confronted with one task only and that task is to Germanize all its Slavs. Bohemia under Hapsburg Misrule Various The Germans, in their effort […]
- Antigestational drug
a drug that averts a pregnancy by preventing the fertilized egg from becoming implanted in the uterine wall.
an antibody produced by an animal in reaction to the introduction of from another animal. noun a serum containing an antibody specific to an immunoglobulin
Classical Mythology. a daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta who defied her uncle, King Creon, by performing funeral rites over her brother, Polynices, and was condemned to be immured alive in a cave. (italics) a tragedy (c440 b.c.) by Sophocles. Historical Examples “You look tired, Antigone,” said Emma to her nearest neighbour, a pale girl of […]
pertaining to knowledge. possessing knowledge, especially esoteric knowledge of spiritual matters. (initial capital letter) pertaining to or characteristic of the Gnostics. (initial capital letter) a member of any of certain sects among the early Christians who claimed to have superior knowledge of spiritual matters, and explained the world as created by powers or agencies arising […]