Definitions

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  • noun The property of being cultish.

Etymologies

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cultish +‎ -ness

Examples

  • In praise of Teach for America's "cultishness" (ABCDE)

    DeMorning DeBonis: Aug. 16, 2010

  • But I don't see the 'cultishness' playing out on the web.

    June 2007

  • But I don't see the 'cultishness' playing out on the web.

    TV Guide: The Top 30 Cult TV Shows Ever

  • Even though it comes to market with the weight and hegemonic feel of the biggest brands, it has grown up in such a bubble of cultishness and doctrine, that primetime scrutiny could shortly become very uncomfortable.

    Facebook's IPO announcement – as it happened

  • I'm aware, of course, that the Amazon posters are probably a distinct subgroup of Meyer's readers, or do her books inspire this kind of Ayn Randy cultishness?

    Fans and readers

  • I'm aware, of course, that the Amazon posters are probably a distinct subgroup of Meyer's readers, or do her books inspire this kind of Ayn Randy cultishness?

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Don't forget the cultishness of slapping an Apple sticker on your car.

    Mac Bash

  • There was a sense in the air, almost of competition, as sometimes happens when fans of the same band come together on holy ground; an unspoken "who loves them more" kind of thing -- though it's notable that Sons can inspire this kind of cultishness in persons well beyond the first blush of youth.

    Robert Rodi: Sons of the Never Wrong Make It Right In Evanston

  • Sarahland bears an important similarity to another cult in this country, although in its cultishness only, not in the merits.

    Art Brodsky: Welcome To Sarahland

  • Rivka, whose prominent blog Respectful of Otters is a UU blog I've somehow missed, examines the evangelical and fundamentalist arguments about the cultishness of my liberal faith tradition.

    Philocrites: June 2004 Archives

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