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Germanism

noun
1.
A custom that is peculiar to Germany or its citizens.






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"Germanism" Quotes from Famous Books



... As the haughty nephew did not follow, he continued, "You only care about the' things that you can use, and therefore arrange them in the following order: Money, supremely useful; intellect, rather useful; imagination, of no use at all. No"—for the other had protested—"your Pan-Germanism is no more imaginative than is our Imperialism over here. It is the vice of a vulgar mind to be thrilled by bigness, to think that a thousand square miles are a thousand times more wonderful than one square mile, ...
— Howards End • E. M. Forster



Words linked to "Germanism" :   usage, usance, custom



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