Asiaticism A`si*at"i*cism, n. Something peculiar to Asia or the Asiatics. [1913 Webster]

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  • asiaticism — asi·at·i·cism …   English syllables

  • asiaticism — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷əˌsizəm noun Usage: usually capitalized : a literary, oratorical, or architectural style characterized by excessive ornamentation or emotionalism : floridity * * * Asiatˈicism / i sizm/ noun Imitation of Asiatic or Eastern manners • …   Useful english dictionary

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