amerism

noun
am·​er·​ism | \ ˈaməˌrizəm, (ˈ)āˈmeˌr- \
plural -s

Definition of amerism

: the quality or state of being ameristic

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First Known Use of amerism

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amerism

ameristic + -ism

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The first known use of amerism was circa 1909

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“Amerism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amerism. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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