Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being savage; wildness; lack of civilization.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being savage; the state of rude, uncivilized men, or of men in their native wildness and rudeness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Savagery; utter barbarism.
  • n. Savage races or tribes collectively.

Etymologies

savage +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

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