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Behaviour and attitudes characteristic of or associated with the character George Babbitt; especially materialistic complacency and unthinking conformity.Related Babbittism
1920s; earliest use found in Sinclair Lewis (1885–1951), novelist. From the name of George F. Babbitt + -ry.
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