Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of gourmandism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Gluttony.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Gluttony.

Etymologies

gormand +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Nor may I speculate on how well or wisely we ate and drank when gormandism was again in consonance with law-abiding citizenship.

    The Siege of Kimberley

  • Compared with these performances some of the current prodigies of gormandism which the papers so often report are surely as trifling in amount as they are tame and uninventive in the character of their details.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 25, April, 1873

  • I wonder that Englishmen, who are fond of looking at prize-oxen in the shape of butcher's-meat, do not generally better estimate the æsthetic gormandism of devouring the whole dinner with their eyesight, before proceeding to nibble the comparatively few morsels which, after all, the most heroic appetite and widest stomachic capacity of mere mortals can enable even an alderman really to eat.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 70, August, 1863

  • It is the natural recoil from insincerity, vanity and gormandism which, growing glaringly offensive, causes these certain men and women to “come out” and stand firm for plain living and high thinking.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great

  • It is the natural recoil from insincerity, vanity and gormandism which, growing glaringly offensive, causes these certain men and women to "come out" and stand firm for plain living and high thinking.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 02 Little Journeys To the Homes of Famous Women

  • I wonder that Englishmen, who are fond of looking at prize-oxen in the shape of butcher's-meat, do not generally better estimate the aesthetic gormandism of devouring the whole dinner with their eyesight, before proceeding to nibble the comparatively few morsels which, after all, the most heroic appetite and widest stomachic capacity of mere mortals can enable even an alderman really to eat.

    Our Old Home A Series of English Sketches A Series of English Sketches

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