noun Date: 1853 1. medieval quality, character, or state 2. devotion to the institutions, arts, and practices of the Middle Ages

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • medievalism — MEDIEVALÍSM s.n. (Rar) Medievalistică. [pr.: di e ] – Medieval + suf. ism. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  medievalísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • medievalism — (n.) 1846, from MEDIEVAL (Cf. medieval) + ISM (Cf. ism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • medievalism — [mē′dē ē′vəliz΄əm, mid΄ē ē′vəliz΄əm, med΄ē ē′vəliz΄əm, mə dē′vəliz΄əm] n. 1. medieval spirit, beliefs, customs, etc. 2. devotion to or acceptance of medieval beliefs, habits, customs, etc. 3. a belief, custom, etc. characteristic of or surviving… …   English World dictionary

  • Medievalism — For the interdisciplinary study of the medieval period, see Medieval studies. The Middle Ages in Romanticism: Pre Raphaelite painting of a knight and a lady (Lamia by John William Waterhouse, 1905). Medievalism is the system of belief and… …   Wikipedia

  • medievalism — Mediaevalism Me di*[ae] val*ism (m[=e] d[i^]*[=e] val*[i^]z m), n. The method or spirit of the Middle Ages; devotion to the institutions and practices of the Middle Ages; a survival from the Middle Ages. [Written also {medievalism}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Medievalism — Medieval Me di*e val, Medievalism Me di*e val*ism, Medievalist Me di*e val*ist . Same as {Medi[ae]val}, {Medi[ae]valism}, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • medievalism — /mee dee ee veuh liz euhm, med ee , mid ee , mid ee veuh /, n. 1. the spirit, practices, or methods of the Middle Ages. 2. devotion to or adoption of medieval ideals or practices. 3. a medieval belief, practice, or the like. Also, mediaevalism.… …   Universalium

  • medievalism — noun a) The state of being medieval b) The study of the Middle Ages See Also: medieval, medievalist …   Wiktionary

  • medievalism — me·di e·val·ism || ‚mɪːdɪɪːvÉ™lɪzm /‚med n. spirit or customs of the Middle Ages; devotion to or belief in medieval ideals or practices …   English contemporary dictionary

  • medievalism — medie·val·ism …   English syllables

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