Bluestockingism
Bluestockingism Blue"stock`ing*ism, n. The character or manner of a bluestocking; female pedantry. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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  • bluestocking — bluestockingism, n. /blooh stok ing/, n. 1. a woman with considerable scholarly, literary, or intellectual ability or interest. 2. a member of a mid 18th century London literary circle: Lady Montagu was a celebrated bluestocking. [1675 85; so… …   Universalium

  • bibliolatry — Synonyms and related words: Sabbatarianism, bibliomania, bigotry, bluestockingism, book learning, book madness, bookiness, bookishness, booklore, charismatic gift, charismatic movement, charismatic renewal, classical scholarship, classicism,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • culture — Synonyms and related words: Acheulean, Aurignacian, Azilian, Chellean, Eolithic, Neolithic, Paleolithic, Pre Chellean, Solutrean, acculturation, acquired taste, agrarianism, agricultural geology, agriculture, agrology, agronomics, agronomy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • erudition — Synonyms and related words: Sophia, bibliolatry, bibliomania, bluestockingism, book learning, book madness, bookiness, bookishness, booklore, broad mindedness, broadening the mind, classical scholarship, classicism, cultivation, culture, depth,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • humanism — Synonyms and related words: Christian humanism, Religious Humanism, anthroposophy, bibliolatry, bibliomania, bluestockingism, book learning, book madness, bookiness, bookishness, booklore, classical scholarship, classicism, culture, donnishness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • intellectuality — Synonyms and related words: IQ, apprehension, bibliolatry, bibliomania, bluestockingism, book learning, book madness, bookiness, bookishness, booklore, caliber, capacity, classical scholarship, classicism, comprehension, conception, culture,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • letters — Synonyms and related words: French literature, IPA, ITA, Initial Teaching Alphabet, International Phonetic Alphabet, Renaissance literature, account, alphabet, alphabetics, ancient literature, annals, belles lettres, bibliolatry, bibliomania,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • literacy — Synonyms and related words: bibliolatry, bibliomania, bluestockingism, book learning, book madness, bookiness, bookishness, booklore, classical scholarship, classicism, culture, donnishness, eruditeness, erudition, humanism, humanistic… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pedantry — Synonyms and related words: bibliolatry, bibliomania, bluestockingism, book learning, book madness, bookiness, bookishness, booklore, ceremonialism, classical scholarship, classicism, culture, donnishness, elegance, eruditeness, erudition,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reading — Synonyms and related words: CRT spot, DM display, Doppler signal, IF signal, IM display, RF echoes, address, after dinner speech, allocution, application, barometer, beam, beat signal, bibliolatry, bibliomania, blips, bluestockingism, boning,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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