Definition of Machiavellism in English:

Machiavellism

Pronunciation /ˌmakjəˈvɛlɪz(ə)m/

noun

rare
  • Machiavellianism.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Nashe (d. c1601), writer. From Machiavel or Machiavelli + -ism.