from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Aristocratic rank, privilege, or character; the state or condition of being aristocratic in rank or feeling; membership of or adherence to a privileged class.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The principles of aristocrats.
  • noun rare Aristocrats, collectively.

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  • noun The principles of aristocrats.
  • noun Aristocrats collectively.


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aristocrat +‎ -ism


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  • He is blinded and befogged by two things: (1) his (i.e. their) aristocratism, and again (2) his satisfaction in splendour and get-up, provided it is attached to moral greatness.

    Cyropaedia 2007

  • Napoleonic employment he, if he had not called himself, had allowed himself to be called "M. _de_ Beyle" -- an assumption which though dropped, was not forgotten in the days of his later anti-aristocratism.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century George Saintsbury 1889

  • Russian writer Mikhail Kheifets, who was imprisoned with Stus and later published memoirs about him, wrote about the poet's natural aristocratism.

    News on 2009

  • " The accusations of unsociability, of individualism, of aristocratism, were closely connected with this particular mood.

    My Life Trotsky, Leon 1930


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