from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The political character and practice of the proletariat; advocacy or advancement of the proletariat’s interests.
- n. Proletarians regarded as a class; the proletariat.
- n. The state, quality, or condition of being a proletarian.
- n. A proletarian word or turn of phrase; a vulgarism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The condition, or the political influence, of the lower classes of the community. Also proletairism.
He remained an obstinate idealist, however, whose faith in humanity's promise often tempted him into a sentimental proletarianism.
In this way proletarian internationalism and international proletarianism out of vital necessity appear on the horizon of workers 'local, national and regional struggles.
Prescott, who wears his cod-proletarianism like a suit of armour, makes a most unlikely witness.
While the proletarianism of the early Yiddish writers in Canada was less ideological than a reaction to the difficult economic conditions they encountered, it was quite another matter with the radical socialists whose commitment to Marxism was much more assertive.
This flood of proletarianism grows and grows, and with it there comes to clog the whole community what may be called, “the proletarian mind.”
Do they tend, as material, to accept or to reject that transformation from free proletarianism to servitude which is the argument of this book?
He also admits the “formal difference between pauperism and proletarianism” §63.
Similarly I should not bother to enquire whether Mr. Heseltine's original words could grammatically be taken as a Distributist's approval of proletarianism.
The most you heard about in the literary world was proletarianism.
Unity, and the government headed by Salvador Allende that our people unselfishly and in brotherhood with the spirit of Giron say: When you need it you can count on our sugar [applause]; when you need it you can count on our blood; and when you need it you can count on our lives. [applause] Viva the heroes if Giron. [people shout viva] Viva international proletarianism.