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officialism

[uh-fish-uh-liz-uh m] /əˈfɪʃ əˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
excessive attention to official regulations and routines.
2.
official methods or systems.
3.
officials collectively.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; official + -ism
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  • By no means casual, it is none the less as yet uninfected by officialism.

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