sy·​co·​phant·​ism ˈsi-kə-fən-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce sycophantism (audio)
 also  ˈsī-,

Word History

First Known Use

1774, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sycophantism was in 1774

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“Sycophantism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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