Definition of Blackguardisms

1. Noun. (plural of blackguardism) ¹



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Definition of Blackguardisms

1. blackguardism [n] - See also: blackguardism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blackguardisms

blackfellows
blackfin
blackfins
blackfish
blackfishes
blackflies
blackfly
blackfold
blackfoot daisy
blackfriar
blackfriars
blackguard
blackguarded
blackguarding
blackguardism
blackguardisms (current term)
blackguardly
blackguards
blackgum
blackgums
blackhander
blackhanders
blackhat
blackhats
blackhead
blackheads
blackheart
blackheart cherry
blackhearted
blackhearts

Literary usage of Blackguardisms

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1. The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance by Herbert George Wells (1897)
"I have no taste for politics, for the blackguardisms of fame, for philanthropy, for sport. What was I to do? And for this I had become a wrapped-up mystery, ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1898)
"... ornamental blackguardisms, and ridicule of death and life. In the long-run a graver face would have been of better augury. King Friedrich's soldiers ..."

3. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"... with a riband of honour, an excellent man I am told, a good father of a family—but superior to all the rest by the extreme bathos of his blackguardisms. ..."

4. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"... ornamental blackguardisms, and ridicule of death and life. "In the long-run a graver face would have been of better "augury. King Friedrich's soldiers ..."

5. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1904)
"But it is " without taste, without finesse, without invention ; a botching up of stale blackguardisms about Moses and Christ and the rest ; it has no ..."

6. The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance by Herbert George Wells (1897)
"I have no taste for politics, for the blackguardisms of fame, for philanthropy, for sport. What was I to do? And for this I had become a wrapped-up mystery, ..."

7. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1898)
"... ornamental blackguardisms, and ridicule of death and life. In the long-run a graver face would have been of better augury. King Friedrich's soldiers ..."

8. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"... with a riband of honour, an excellent man I am told, a good father of a family—but superior to all the rest by the extreme bathos of his blackguardisms. ..."

9. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"... ornamental blackguardisms, and ridicule of death and life. "In the long-run a graver face would have been of better "augury. King Friedrich's soldiers ..."

10. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1904)
"But it is " without taste, without finesse, without invention ; a botching up of stale blackguardisms about Moses and Christ and the rest ; it has no ..."

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