Prus·​sian·​ism ˈprə-shə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Prussianism (audio)
: the practices or policies (such as the advocacy of militarism) held to be typically Prussian

Word History

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Prussianism was in 1856

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“Prussianism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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