titanism

noun

ti·​tan·​ism ˈtī-tə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce titanism (audio)
often capitalized
: defiance of and revolt against social or artistic conventions

Word History

Etymology

from the Titans' rebellion against their father Uranus

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of titanism was in 1867

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“Titanism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/titanism. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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