literaryism

noun
lit·​er·​ary·​ism | \ -rēˌizəm \
plural -s

Definition of literaryism

: an instance of or tendency to use excessive refinement of expression in written compositions every literaryism … fritters away a scrap of the reader's patience— Ezra Pound

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First Known Use of literaryism

1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Literaryism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/literaryism. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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