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tribalism

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noun trib·al·ism \-bə-ˌli-zəm\

Simple Definition of tribalism

  • : loyalty to a tribe or other social group especially when combined with strong negative feelings for people outside the group

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tribalism

  1. 1 :  tribal consciousness and loyalty; especially :  exaltation of the tribe above other groups

  2. 2 :  strong in-group loyalty

Examples of tribalism in a sentence

  1. Tribalism within the group is strong.

  2. the corrupting influence of tribalism



1861

First Known Use of tribalism

1861



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