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- n. Plural form of feudalism.
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Right now, these centuries, feudalisms like ours are springing up everywhere, recovery is being made, and we take care not to look unique.
He studied the Middle Age carefully, not for its picturesque externals, its feudalisms, chivalries, and the like; but because he found it a rich quarry of spiritual monstrosities, strange outcroppings of fanaticism, superstition, and moral and mental distortion of all shapes.
Beside the great world-spectacle perpetually in his eye and thought, the small old-world pomps and feudalisms of his own existence had a way of looking ridiculous to him.
Bambinet, and the procureur, read the titles aloud, and pass over the feudalisms.
Clootz; -- or, dropping baptisms and feudalisms, World-Citizen Anacharsis
A major problem with this notion throughout recorded history has been that governments -- feudalisms, monarchies, and democracies alike -- have often worked at cross purposes to peace.