Definition of eighteenth-centuryism in English:

eighteenth-centuryism

noun

  • The distinctive spirit, character, or outlook of the 18th century; a feature or trait suggestive or typical of the 18th century.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Westminster Review. From eighteenth + century + -ism.

Pronunciation

eighteenth-centuryism

/ˌeɪtiːnθˈsɛntʃ(ʊ)rɪˌɪz(ə)m/