pedestrianism
noun Date: 1809 1. a. the practice of walking b. fondness for walking for exercise or recreation 2. the quality or state of being unimaginative or commonplace

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  • Pedestrianism — Pe*des tri*an*ism, n. The act, art, or practice of a pedestrian; walking or running; traveling or racing on foot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pedestrianism — pə̇ˈdestrēəˌnizəm noun ( s) 1. a. : the practice of walking a feat of pedestrianism b. : addiction to walking for exercise or recreation 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • pedestrianism — /peuh des tree euh niz euhm/, n. 1. the exercise or practice of walking. 2. commonplace or prosaic manner, quality, etc. [1800 10; PEDESTRIAN + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • pedestrianism — noun A form of competitive walking of the nineteenth century, often professional and funded by wagering, from which the modern sport of racewalking developed …   Wiktionary

  • pedestrianism — pɪ destrɪənɪzm n. practice of walking; boring style; state of being unimaginative …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pedestrianism — pe·des·tri·an·ism …   English syllables

  • pedestrianism — /pəˈdɛstriənɪzəm/ (say puh destreeuhnizuhm) noun 1. the exercise or practice of walking. 2. pedestrian manner or traits …   Australian English dictionary

  • New pedestrianism — Suburban design compared to New Urbanism and New Pedestrianism …   Wikipedia

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