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[puh-des-tree-uh-niz-uh m] /pəˈdɛs tri əˌnɪz əm/
the exercise or practice of walking.
commonplace or prosaic manner, quality, etc.
Origin of pedestrianism
1800-10; pedestrian + -ism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • If this writer would give us the results of his pedestrianism, it would be acceptable to all the lovers of Chaucer.

  • She could dance untiringly for hours, but other pedestrianism wearied her.

    A Soldier's Trial Charles King
  • He gave it up in the spring of 1809, and returned to leisure, poetry, and pedestrianism.

  • I said this with an artful delicacy, meant to imply that I was pointing at a very great and valuable privilege of pedestrianism.

    A Day's Ride Charles James Lever
  • "Looks as though you had devoted a good part of your time to pedestrianism," suggested Mahaffy.

    The Prodigal Judge Vaughan Kester
  • He felt that his unworthy friend was bringing disgrace upon the causes of poetry and pedestrianism.

    Two Knapsacks John Campbell
  • This exceedingly gentle form of pedestrianism was only an end of century hobby.

    Rowlandson's Oxford A. Hamilton Gibbs
  • Now, the true charm of pedestrianism does not lie in the walking, or in the scenery, but in the talking.

    A Tramp Abroad, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • The shoe is the product of civilization and properly chosen is preferable for pedestrianism in the city and on country roads.

    Touring Afoot Claude Powell Fordyce
  • So much for the unpoetic traveller with staff and knapsack, glorying, it may be, in his feats of pedestrianism.

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