Definition of Hermitism

1. [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hermitism

hermicity
hermit
hermit crab
hermit crabs
hermit thrush
hermitage
hermitages
hermitaries
hermitary
hermitess
hermitesses
hermithood
hermitic
hermitical
hermiticity
hermitism (current term)
hermitisms
hermitize
hermitized
hermitizes
hermitizing
hermitries
hermitry
hermits
hermodactyl
hermodactyls
herms
hern
hernani
hernanis

Literary usage of Hermitism

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1. Margaret Fuller: A Psychological Biography by Katharine Susan Anthony (1920)
"Margaret abandoned her career of hermitism and mysticism in 1843, and tried traveling instead. She journeyed by way of the Great Lakes to Chicago, ..."

2. New Letters of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle (1904)
"This is my third week of an almost perfect hermitism out here; such a life as I have rarely had experience of; for my Wife is mostly at Chelsea, ..."

3. The United States in the Far East: Or, Modern Japan and the Orient by Richard Bennett Hubbard (1899)
"... belonged to that age of her history ere she had emerged from the night of hermitism and intolerance of church and state, into the light of the new day, ..."

4. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1876)
"... and soon, when all our large party gathered in force round the dinner-table, I was disposed to confess that Charley was quite right to eschew hermitism ..."

5. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Ephraim Chambers (1870)
"... continued for long foreign to the sobriety of Judaism, and even hermitism came into established practice only shortly before Christ, in Palestine among ..."

6. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"But self-castigation continued for long foreign to the sobriety of Judaism, and even hermitism came into established practice only shortly before Christ ..."

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