Definition of medievalism in English:


(also mediaevalism)

Pronunciation /ˌmɛdɪˈiːv(ə)lɪz(ə)m//ˌmɛˈdiːv(ə)lɪz(ə)m/


  • See medieval

    • ‘What could be more appropriate for a fairy tale wedding hotel than the Chateau with its old-style architecture and echoes of mediaevalism.’
    • ‘It's not a ‘media revolution’, it's a reversion to feudal medievalism.’
    • ‘The inspiration for his clothes was rooted in medievalism, Celtic romance and Renaissance court dress, mated with a theatrical love of layers of contrasting textures and patterns.’
    • ‘There are three dimensions of ecclesiastical medievalism that are still part and parcel of the church today.’
    • ‘Yet present-day courts cling to this vestige of medievalism.’