Italianism [ih-tal-yuh-niz-uh m] ExamplesWord Origin noun
We see in this the first blow struck at the triumphant Italianism.
He was not suited to strive with Bononcini on the ground of Italianism.
And again the latter wrote: “You have two excellent points in that poem—originality and Italianism.”
Here, therefore, is to be found an even deeper fear of Italianism, and here still sterner methods are employed to stamp it out.
E. Alexander Powell
But it was its pure Italianism that prevented it from winning immediate success in Paris.
W. J. Henderson
British Dictionary definitions for italianism Italianism Italicism (ɪˈtælɪˌsɪzəm) noun
- an Italian custom or style
- Italian quality or life, or the cult of either