Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The character of a doughface; pliability.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The character of a doughface; truckling pliability.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of a doughface; liability to be led by one of stronger mind or will; pliability; specifically, subservience to proslavery influences.

Etymologies

doughface +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • You say that the Republicans go too far in snubbing the UN, but at the same time liberals need to beware of “doughfaceism.”

    Beinart Talks Back

  • In the southern States even the women were not degraded below their working population, they were not humiliated in seeing their coachmen, gardeners and waiters go to the polls to legislate on their interests; hence there was a pride and dignity in their bearing not found in the women of the North, and a pluck in the chivalry before which northern doughfaceism has ever cowered.

    Address To The First Anniversary Of The American Equal Rights Association

  • In the Southern States even the women were not degraded below their working population, they were not humiliated in seeing their coachmen, gardeners, and waiters go to the polls to legislate on their interests; hence there was a pride and dignity in their bearing not found in the women of the North, and pluck in the chivalry before which Northern doughfaceism has ever cowered.

    History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II

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