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bachelorism

[bach-uh-luh-riz-uh m, bach-luh-] /ˈbætʃ ə ləˌrɪz əm, ˈbætʃ lə-/
noun
1.
state of being a bachelor.
2.
a characteristic or peculiarity of a bachelor:
Excessive tidiness had been added to his bachelorisms.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10, Americanism; bachelor + -ism
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