Hamiltonianism

noun
Ham·​il·​to·​ni·​an·​ism | \ ˌha-məl-ˈtō-nē-ə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Hamiltonianism (audio) \

Definition of Hamiltonianism

: the political principles and ideas held by or associated with Alexander Hamilton that center around a belief in a strong central government, broad interpretation of the federal constitution, encouragement of an industrial and commercial economy, and a general distrust of the political capacity or wisdom of the common man

Other Words from Hamiltonianism

Hamiltonian \ ˌha-​məl-​ˈtō-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Hamiltonian (audio) \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Hamiltonianism

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Hamiltonianism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hamiltonianism. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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