Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The doctrine that all thought is addressed to a second person, or to one's future self as to a second person.

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  • 'tuism'; -- B. is one who, feeling the ill effects of a contrary habit, contemplates sobriety with blameless envy.

    Literary Remains, Volume 1

  • Coleridge has a note dated 1800 (_Literary Remains_, i. 292), on "egotizing in _tuism_" but it was not included in Southey's _Omniana_ of 1812, and must have been unknown to Byron.] {576} [778] [Sc. _toilette_, a Gallicism.] [779] [Byron loved to make fact and fancy walk together, but, here, his memory played him false, or his art kept him true.

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 6

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