Definition of antiquarianism in English:

antiquarianism

noun

  • See antiquarian

    • ‘My interest is no mere trivial and reactionary antiquarianism.’
    • ‘In its merger of antiquarianism and fantasy, artisanship and magic, the castle neatly sums up the art of its creator, Hayao Miyazaki.’
    • ‘It is a new antiquarianism, oblivious to any real sense of historical understanding, engagement or critique.’
    • ‘I think it will look pleasant and will constitute a harmless act of antiquarianism.’
    • ‘Unless the past is related to the present, it runs the risk of becoming mere antiquarianism.’

Pronunciation

antiquarianism

/ˌantɪˈkwɛːrɪənɪz(ə)m/