Definition of Literalisms

1. Noun. (plural of literalism) ¹



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Definition of Literalisms

1. literalism [n] - See also: literalism

Lexicographical Neighbors of Literalisms

lite
lited
liteness
litenesses
liter
literacies
literacy
literal
literal agraphia
literal belief
literal error
literal interpretation
literal rule
literalise
literalism
literalisms (current term)
literalist
literalistic
literalistically
literalists
literalities
literality
literalization
literalizations
literalize
literalized
literalizer
literalizers
literalizes
literalizing

Literary usage of Literalisms

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1907)
"... their literalisms, pretensions, evasions and superstitions. Dickens makes frequent use of this form of humor, ..."

2. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1921)
"... scientific and vocational in our schools the education of the free human spirit should not be lost. This was the revolt against mediaeval literalisms, ..."

3. The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart by Walter Scott (1829)
"... of Parties—Royalists—Imperialists—literalisms —The Army—General good-will of the people—French Nationality—Champ de Mai—Love of Show—Representation of ..."

4. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1897)
"We may spoil it by childish literalisms; but to have seen the vision is good, for in such visions we may draw nearer to one another and to God. ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1881)
"... to make way for Greek literalisms and Greek constructions utterly alien to the genius of our language and altogether unfamiliar to the lips of devotion. ..."

6. The Nineteenth Century (1881)
"The wonder is that, with the strange zeal for literalisms which appa": to have animated the revisers, they have not given us here all fc articles,' the ..."

7. The Christian Examiner edited by Edward Everett Hale (1865)
"... with free maintenance and education; and he, with his colleagues, could train them by the literalisms of the old, ..."

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