Johnsonianism
Johnsonianism John*so"ni*an*ism, n. A manner of acting or of writing peculiar to, or characteristic of, Dr. Johnson. [Written also {Johnsonism}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Johnsonianism — Johnsōˈnianism or Johnˈsonism / sən izm/ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑Johnsonian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Johnsonism — Johnsonianism John*so ni*an*ism, n. A manner of acting or of writing peculiar to, or characteristic of, Dr. Johnson. [Written also {Johnsonism}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Johnsonian — Johnsonianism, n. Johnsonianly, adv. /jon soh nee euhn/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Samuel Johnson or his works. 2. having the quality of Johnsonese. n. 3. a person who writes in the Johnsonian style. 4. a teacher or critic… …   Universalium

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