hermeticism

noun

her·​met·​i·​cism (ˌ)hər-ˈme-tə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce hermeticism (audio)
often capitalized

Examples of hermeticism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During England’s Georgian period, which spanned 1714 to 1830, a new form of hermeticism took shape. Shoshi Parks, Smithsonian Magazine, 7 July 2023 Her untrammelled appetite for experience complemented Duchamp’s strategic hermeticism, to their mutual pleasure. Peter Schjeldahl, The New Yorker, 7 Mar. 2022 But despite the hermeticism, Aramco has a good tale to tell. The Economist, 21 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hermeticism was in 1897

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“Hermeticism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hermeticism. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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