Definition of Provinciality

1. n. The quality or state of being provincial; peculiarity of language characteristic of a province.



Definition of Provinciality

1. Noun. The quality of being provincial. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Provinciality

1. [n -TIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Provinciality

province
provincehood
provinces
provincewide
provincial
provincial capital
provincialise
provincialised
provincialises
provincialising
provincialism
provincialisms
provincialist
provincialists
provincialities
provinciality (current term)
provincialize
provincialized
provincializes
provincializing
provincially
provincials
provinciate
provinciated
provinciates
provinciating
provine
provined
provines
proving

Literary usage of Provinciality

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

1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1903)
"This sort of provinciality shows itself occasionally in the political ... In the latter case it is often connected with an academic provinciality, ..."

2. Essays by Matthew Arnold: Including Essays in Criticism, 1865, On by Matthew Arnold, Francis William Newman (1914)
"I have shown the note of provinciality as caused by remote^ ness from a centre of ... <3f course, the note of provinciality from the want of a centre of ..."

3. Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon (1893)
"Now to get rid of provinciality is a certain stage of culture; a stage the positive result of which we must not make of too much importance, but which is, ..."

4. Books and Things: A Collection of Stray Remarks by George Slythe Street (1905)
"But happily the largest part, and all the best, of his work concerned the poor, or at least those who were not rich, so that his provinciality is in the ..."

5. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1885)
"Both these things are true, and neither indicates the real line of development that Pacific literature should seek. To fear provinciality and seek to avoid ..."

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