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Titanism

[tahyt-n-iz-uh m] /ˈtaɪt nˌɪz əm/
noun, (sometimes lowercase)
1.
revolt against tradition, convention, and established order.
Origin of Titanism
1865-1870
1865-70; Titan + -ism
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  • He had the romantic cult of great men, yet sneered at Carlyle for his Titanism.

    Egoists James Huneker
  • He had read aloud a paper of Montgomery's against pantheism, as well as one of his own on Goethe's Titanism.

British Dictionary definitions for Titanism

Titanism

/ˈtaɪtəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
a spirit of defiance of and rebellion against authority, social convention, etc
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