: cultivation of or attachment to an ivory-tower attitude or way of living or acting
an ivory-towerism that many young Americans reared in a practical tradition view with mistrustNewsweek
defend contemporary American criticism from preoccupation with aesthetics and ivory-towerismAmerican Literature

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“Ivory-towerism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ivory-towerism. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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