Definition of Gourmandism

1. Noun. The disposition and habits of a gourmand.

Generic synonyms: Disposition, Temperament



Definition of Gourmandism

1. Noun. A passion for and deep interest in good food. ¹

2. Noun. gluttony ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gourmandism

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gourmandism

gourdes
gourdful
gourdier
gourdiest
gourdiness
gourdlike
gourds
gourdworm
gourdworms
gourdy
gourmand
gourmandise
gourmandised
gourmandises
gourmandising
gourmandism (current term)
gourmandisms
gourmandize
gourmandized
gourmandizer
gourmandizers
gourmandizes
gourmandizing
gourmands
gourmet
gourmetlike
gourmets
gournet
gournets
gousan

Literary usage of Gourmandism

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1. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... gourmandism have run riot. Special forms of sexual vice have at several times and places wrought their devastations, and cock fights, falcon hunt- ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"cheating us into gourmandism by the trick of deceit ! Oh, what would I give to be as young again ! to be soaring up to heaven, as I listened with closed ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1890)
"Thinking of Jos Sedley and his gourmandism, of the pine-apples he brought home for tiffin to Russell Square, and the chilis he feelingly recommended to his ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1902)
"All the more elegant dissipations of club life have promptly found their way into academic circles, and conviviality and gourmandism have run riot. ..."

5. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1867)
"Cheating us into gourmandism by the trick of deceit ! Oh, what would I give to be as young again ! To be soaring up to heaven, as I listened with closed ..."

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