Carlylism

noun Car·lyl·ism \(ˈ)kär¦līˌlizəm, -ȧ¦l-, kə(r)ˈl-\

Definition of Carlylism

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  the characteristic teachings, ideas, or opinions of Thomas Carlyle who arraigned modern society and emphasized the need for strong leaders

  2. 2 :  the literary style or a literary mannerism characteristic of Thomas Carlyle whose writings are marked by long and irregular sentence constructions, neologisms, and Germanisms

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Origin and Etymology of carlylism

Thomas Carlyle †1881 Scottish essayist and historian + English -ism


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