Meaning of Victorianism in English:


Pronunciation /vɪkˈtɔːrɪənɪz(ə)m/


See Victorian

‘Forster's early works reflect the trend of turn-of-the-century British writers to diverge from Victorianism.’
  • ‘The reason is only marginally related to the general pejorative connotation that Victorianism carries.’
  • ‘Both found a spiritual home in the stuffy, provincial atmosphere of colonial Victorianism.’
  • ‘It is robotic Victorianism, a Victorianism shorn of its human dimension.’
  • ‘For Zion this transatlantic language of bourgeoisie Victorianism was a remarkably novel way of making sense of commodities.’
  • ‘This is seeping into our fiction and poetry in the form of a new Victorianism, wherein a mawkish sincerity is the highest value.’
  • ‘Thus males, as well as females, were involved in what we have popularly regarded as Victorianism.’