Definition of Tribalism

1. Noun. The state of living together in tribes.

Generic synonyms: State



2. Noun. The beliefs of a tribal society.
Generic synonyms: Belief

Definition of Tribalism

1. n. The state of existing in tribes; also, tribal feeling; tribal prejudice or exclusiveness; tribal peculiarities or characteristics.

Definition of Tribalism

1. Noun. The condition of being tribal ¹

2. Noun. A feeling of identity and loyalty to one's tribe ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tribalism

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tribalism

tribades
tribadic
tribadies
tribadisms
tribadistic
tribal
tribal chief
tribal sheik
tribal sheikh
tribal society
tribalesque
tribalisation
tribalism (current term)
tribalisms
tribalist
tribalists
tribalization
tribalize
tribalized
tribalizes
tribalizing
tribally
tribals
tribar
tribasic
tribasic acid
tribasic calcium phosphate

Literary usage of Tribalism

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1. Oil Monarchies: Domestic and Security Challenges in the Arab Gulf States by F. Gregory Gause (1994)
"tribalism and Islam are central concepts for understanding the origins of ... But the relationships between the institutions of religion and tribalism and ..."

2. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1921)
"5 A. Kublai Khan Founds the Yuan Dynasty. § 5s. The Mongols Revert to tribalism-. § 5c. The Kipchak Empire and the Tsar of Muscovy. § 5n. ..."

3. Black and White in South East Africa: A Study in Sociology by Maurice Smethurst Evans (1916)
"tribalism—THE OLD SOCIALIST AND THE NEW INDIVIDUALIST. A TRAVELLER along the roads of Natal and Zululand, will sometimes come across a cavalcade of ten or a ..."

4. The Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion by Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion (London, England) (1902)
"The arrangements for the coining Session include papers by Mr. Edward Arthur Lewis,on "The Decay of tribalism in North Wales"; by the Rev. ..."

5. The Interpretation of Life: In which is Shown the Relation of Modern Culture by Gerhart Cornell Mars (1908)
"... necessary to guard against tribalism and immaturity, or more positively stated, to take reason in the totality of its threefold powers, ..."

6. A Short History of the Scottish Highlands and Isles by William Cook Mackenzie (1906)
"... of the clan system from tribalism—The struggle between the Picts and the Scots—The coming of the Scandinavians—Their depredations—The supremacy of the ..."

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