Definition of Concretisms
1. concretism [n] - See also: concretism
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Concretisms
Literary usage of Concretisms
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Researches Into the Early History of Mankind and the Development of Civilization by Edward Burnett Tylor (1870)
"Such expressions are concretisms, picture-words, gesture-words, as much as the deaf-and-dumb man's one sign for "butter" and " buttering. ..."
2. The Anthropological Review by Anthropological Society of London (1865)
"... these expressions are " concretisms," "picture words, or " gesture words," as much as the deaf and dumb man's one word for butter and buttering. ..."
3. Mental Evolution in Man, Origin of Human Faculty by George John Romanes (1889)
"Such expressions are concretisms, picture-words, gesture-words, as much as the deaf-and-dumb man's one sign for'butter' and 'buttering. ..."