from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state or condition of troglodytes; the habit of living in caves. See
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- noun The
practiceof living in cavesor cavelike environments.
- noun pejorative The
stateor qualityof being considered course, ignorant, uncultured, or unprogressive.
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“But are you a stupidist believer in troglodytism?”
This may seem unsurprising, given the red-meat troglodytism of recent years.
"Phoenician art, which issued, as it would seem, originally from mere troglodytism, was, from the time when it arrived at the need of ornament, essentially an art of imitation.