Afghanistanism

noun Af·ghan·i·stan·ism \afˈganəˌstaˌnizəm, -taaˌn-, -stəˌ-\

Definition of Afghanistanism

plural

-s

  1. :  the practice (as by a journalist) of concentrating on problems in distant parts of the world while ignoring controversial local issues

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Origin and Etymology of afghanistanism

Afghanistan + -ism; from the remoteness of Afghanistan


First Known Use: 1943


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