Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Belief in or support of the economic or political unification of Europe.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a word or phrase only used in Europe, or having a special meaning there

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or condition of being European or Europeanized; European character, or inclination toward that which is European.

Etymologies

European +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Nor are Europeans thrilled about the American values they feel Mr. Bush has encouraged, in which anti-Europeanism is applauded as a virtue, people boycott French wine in protest at the French position on Iraq and Senator Kerry is ridiculed by the Republicans for being able to speak French.

    Balkinization

  • Their highest power was connoted by the word Europeanism, which stood for a supposed feeling of solidarity among all the peoples of the old Continent, and for a certain respect for the treaties on which the state-system reposed.

    The Inside Story of the Peace Conference

  • The new version of post-Marxist collectivism wants privileges for organized groups, and "in consequence, a refeudalization of society …, multiculturalism, feminism, apolitical technocratism (based on the resentment against politics and politicians), internationalism (and especially its European variant called Europeanism) and a rapidly growing phenomenon I call NGOism."

    Gates of Vienna

  • It's worse than Steyn states, in that 'Europeanism' is a threat to Europeans

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • I don't know if 'Europeanism' exists, but anti-Europeanism certainly seems to ... hennesli

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • Indeed, the first stirrings of Egyptian nationalism took the form of a protest against the noxious, parasitical "Europeanism" of Khedive Ismail and his courtiers.

    The New World of Islam

  • "Europeanism" and surrounded himself with Europeans.

    The New World of Islam

  • I don't foresee that pre-existing national identities can or should disappear completely, but there could be another layer of "Europeanism" added on top of this: Europe as a cultural alliance rather than as a single nation. put it: "Wouldn't it be ironic if the Multicultural regime imposed by the EU and the UN actually produced that which it fears the most?

    Gates of Vienna

  • Murphy will argue that "the current divide ... on defence that distinguishes between pro Europeanism and Atlanticism is unsustainable and unsuited to modern times."

    Labour: UK should integrate key defence decisions with Europe

  • For the past four decades, "Europeanism" has been an amalgam of Keynesian economics, bureaucratic centralization, and welfarism, corporate and social.

    Lesson From Europe (Take 2)

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