Definition of parochiality in US English:

parochiality

noun

  • See parochial

    • ‘Sawford recognises that the pressure to put Kettering first risks parochiality.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Presenter Mairead McGuinness, an agricultural journalist, mixed it all up with that unique RTE brand of parochiality.’
    • ‘And I dislike the parochiality of country living - the ‘no man is an island’-ness of it.’
    • ‘Alongside this parochiality we find a taste for the distant and exotic.’

Pronunciation

parochiality

/-ˌrōkēˈalitē/