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fairyism

[fair-ee-iz-uh m] /ˈfɛər iˌɪz əm/
noun
1.
fairylike quality.
2.
belief in fairies.
Origin of fairyism
1705-1715
1705-15; fairy + -ism
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  • Has all the enchantment of the moonlight-land of chivalry and fairyism in “The Floure and the Leafe” vanished?

    Amenities of Literature Isaac Disraeli

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