Definition of Plebeianism

1. n. The quality or state of being plebeian.



Definition of Plebeianism

1. Noun. The quality or state of being plebeian. ¹

2. Noun. The conduct or manners of plebeians; vulgarity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plebeianism

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Literary usage of Plebeianism

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1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1899)
"Nietzsche hates Christianity, with its odor of plebeianism, with its prayerful ... Occasionally there arises from the quagmire of plebeianism a Napoleon, ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1828)
"... have survived the old periods of trouble that occasioned them ; and it is doubtless to those periods that wo must refer for the plebeianism of parlours. ..."

3. Affirmations by Havelock Ellis (1915)
"Had he not been blinded by the spiritual plebeianism of the nineteenth century in England, he might also have discerned in certain periods some of the same ..."

4. Initiation Into Philosophy by Émile Faquet, Home Seton Charles Montagu Gordon (1914)
"The explanation perhaps primarily lies in the fact that Christianity was essentially popular, and that the government saw in it not only plebeianism, ..."

5. The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1913)
"It was a fair parallel between new plebeianism and old Gentility. It really seemed as if the battered visage of the House of the Seven Gables, ..."

6. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1909)
"... we may perhaps connect this with the outburst of democratic plebeianism which, as Neitzsche pointed out, reached its climax in the nineteenth century. ..."

7. The Principles of Psychology by William James (1908)
"In short, the essence of plebeianism, that which separates vulgarity from aristocracy, is perhaps less a defect than an excess, the constant need to ..."

8. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1899)
"Nietzsche hates Christianity, with its odor of plebeianism, with its prayerful ... Occasionally there arises from the quagmire of plebeianism a Napoleon, ..."

9. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1828)
"... have survived the old periods of trouble that occasioned them ; and it is doubtless to those periods that wo must refer for the plebeianism of parlours. ..."

10. Affirmations by Havelock Ellis (1915)
"Had he not been blinded by the spiritual plebeianism of the nineteenth century in England, he might also have discerned in certain periods some of the same ..."

11. Initiation Into Philosophy by Émile Faquet, Home Seton Charles Montagu Gordon (1914)
"The explanation perhaps primarily lies in the fact that Christianity was essentially popular, and that the government saw in it not only plebeianism, ..."

12. The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1913)
"It was a fair parallel between new plebeianism and old Gentility. It really seemed as if the battered visage of the House of the Seven Gables, ..."

13. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1909)
"... we may perhaps connect this with the outburst of democratic plebeianism which, as Neitzsche pointed out, reached its climax in the nineteenth century. ..."

14. The Principles of Psychology by William James (1908)
"In short, the essence of plebeianism, that which separates vulgarity from aristocracy, is perhaps less a defect than an excess, the constant need to ..."

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