Victorianism
noun Date: 1905 1. a typical instance or product of Victorian expression, taste, or conduct 2. the quality or state of being Victorian especially in taste or conduct

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  • Victorianism — Victorian ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the reign of Queen Victoria (1837 1901). 2) relating to the attitudes and values associated with the Victorian period, especially those of prudishness and high moral tone. ► NOUN ▪ a person who lived during… …   English terms dictionary

  • victorianism — vikˈtōrēəˌnizəm, tȯr noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Victorian (I) + ism 1. : the quality or state of being Victorian especially in taste, habits of thought, or conduct 2. : a typical instance or …   Useful english dictionary

  • Victorianism — /vik tawr ee euh niz euhm, tohr /, n. 1. the distinctive character, thought, tendencies, etc., of the Victorian period. 2. an instance or example of such thought, tendencies, etc. [1900 05; VICTORIAN + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Victorianism — n. character or principles resembling those of Victorian England, conservatism, narrow mindedness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • victorianism — vic·to·ri·an·ism …   English syllables

  • Victorianism — /vɪkˈtɔriənɪzəm/ (say vik tawreeuhnizuhm) noun the distinctive character, thought, tendencies, etc., of the Victorian period …   Australian English dictionary

  • mid-victorianism — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Usage: often capitalized M & usually capitalized V : the actual or supposed moral or aesthetic standards of the mid Victorian period …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neo-Victorian — is an aesthetic movement which amalgamates Victorian and Edwardian aesthetic sensibilities with modern principles and technologies. A large number of magazines and websites are devoted to Neo Victorian ideas in dress, family life, interior… …   Wikipedia

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