Definition of parochiality in US English:

parochiality

noun

  • See parochial

    • ‘And I dislike the parochiality of country living - the ‘no man is an island’-ness of it.’
    • ‘Mr Gaisman's response to this was to refer to the parochiality of the right to contribution as between independent contractors and the fact that Saudi Aramco owe no allegiance to an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament.’
    • ‘Sawford recognises that the pressure to put Kettering first risks parochiality.’
    • ‘Alongside this parochiality we find a taste for the distant and exotic.’
    • ‘Presenter Mairead McGuinness, an agricultural journalist, mixed it all up with that unique RTE brand of parochiality.’

Pronunciation

parochiality

/-ˌrōkēˈalitē/