antiquarianism love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Study or love of antiques; this sense is never pluralized
  • n. Study or love of antiquity; this sense is never pluralized
  • n. archaism

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Character of an antiquary; study or love of antiquities.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or tastes of an antiquary.
  • n. Antiquarian research.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • As much as I'd like us to dispose ourselves like Sarum-rite groomsmen or grave Spanish courtiers of the seventeenth century, I realize such antiquarianism is not a going concern.

    Liturgical Wedding Crashers

  • He took to antiquarianism, which is a sort of philtre, driving its votaries mildly insane, and filling them with emotions which, on the whole, are probably more often happy than grievous.

    Hawthorne and His Circle

  • Putting it this way, it seems to me, might forestall invidious appeals to sheer archivalism, or to a relevance-averse kind of antiquarianism that, in my experience, very few students of considerable ambition and intelligent conviction will now be likely to take up.

    Presentism and the Archives

  • As for "antiquarianism" itselfa term that I would agree has to be revalued from Nietzsche's contemptSimpson's defense of that posture doesn't register the mounting evidence that "disinterested" historical information was only sometimes the aim of antiquarian scholarship in the past, and perhaps more rarely than we used to think.

    Presentism and the Archives

  • "While the revival of form and narrative among young literary poets could be dismissed by critical tastemakers as benighted antiquarianism and intellectual pretension," Gioia writes, "its universal adoption as the prosody-of-choice by disenfranchised urban blacks. . .is impossible to dismiss in such simplistic ideological terms."

    Is Rap Poetry?

  • An exaggerated sense of antiquarianism, anthropologism, confusion of roles between the ordained and the non-ordained, a limitless provision of space for experimentation − and, indeed, the tendency to look down upon some aspects of the development of the Liturgy in the second millennium − were increasingly visible among certain liturgical schools.

    Archbishop Ranjith's Foreword to "True Development of the Liturgy"

  • An exaggerated sense of antiquarianism, anthopologism, confusion of roles between the ordained and the non-ordained, a limitless provision of space for experimentation -- and indeed, the tendency to look down upon some aspects of the development of the Liturgy in the second millennium -- were increasingly visible among certain liturgical schools.

    Clear Words of Msgr Ranjith on the Flaws of the Postconciliar Liturgical Reforms and the Need for a Reform of the Reform

  • In Scott, this tension plays itself out through the apparently contradictory styles of world-historical narrative and the "seemingly improbable portal of antiquarianism" 59.

    The Historical Novel in Europe, 1650-1950

  • It is antiquarianism to import things from ancient sources if they have no history of continuous use in a rite.

    URGENT The "Reform of the Reform" is in motion

  • If it's just antiquarianism, I suppose the phenomenon is uninteresting, but I suspect there's more to it than that.

    Legal History (and CLE) Go to the Movies

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