serventism

noun
ser·​ven·​tism | \ sərˈvent‧ˌizəm, -n‧ˌti- \
variants: or serventeism \ -​ntēˌizəm \
plural -s

Definition of serventism

: the social convention countenancing the cavalier servente

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History and Etymology for serventism

(cavalier) servente + -ism

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“Serventism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serventism. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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