Definitions

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  • n. Excessive conservatism; hostility to progress.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Excessive conservatism; hostility to progress.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Hostility to progress; conservatism.

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Examples

  • On the one hand, it is insisted that Governor Gamble's unionism, at most, is not better than a secondary spring of action; that hunkerism and a wish for political influence stand before Unionism with him.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Abraham Lincoln Writings

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