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See definition of provincialism on Dictionary.com
  • as inbarbarism
  • as inbigotry
  • as indialect
  • as inidiom
  • as inparlance

synonyms for provincialism

  • atrocity
  • barbarity
  • brutality
  • cruelty
  • inhumanity
  • catachresis
  • coarseness
  • corruption
  • impropriety
  • localism
  • malapropism
  • misuse
  • solecism
  • vulgarism
  • misusage
  • primitive culture
  • uncivilizedness
  • vernacularism
  • vernacularity
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antonyms for provincialism

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  • kindness
  • niceness
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How to use provincialism in a sentence

Suchet, an ardent student of human nature, was quick to appreciate how to turn to his use this provincialism.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
This shows the worst kind of provincialism and a vulgar spirit.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
Upon the embers of provincialism he heaped the inflammable brush-wood of excited rhetoric.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND NATIONAL CONSERVATION CONGRESSVARIOUS
Travelling takes away provincialism because it broadens the outlook.
A GIRL'S STUDENT DAYS AND AFTERJEANNETTE MARKS
Britain, notwithstanding her series of illustrious names, had not yet quite shaken off an air of provincialism.
LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID HUME, VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN HILL BURTON
Wide reading in various departments will banish narrowness and provincialism.
ELEMENTARY GUIDE TO LITERARY CRITICISMF. V. N. PAINTER
Even the little wince of distress he gave her by his provincialism was forgotten in the anguish her foster-parents caused her.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
Now this word cateia may be a provincialism from the neighbourhood of Sarraste.
OPUSCULAROBERT GORDON LATHAM
I rushed impetuously out of the cage of my provincialism and looked eagerly about the brilliant universe.
THE PROMISED LANDMARY ANTIN
Her language, however, shows little trace of Anglo-Norman provincialism.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 6VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROVINCIALISM

  • atrocity
  • barbarity
  • brutality
  • catachresis
  • coarseness
  • corruption
  • cruelty
  • impropriety
  • inhumanity
  • localism
  • malapropism
  • misusage
  • misuse
  • primitive culture
  • provincialism
  • solecism
  • uncivilizedness
  • vernacularism
  • vernacularity
  • vulgarism
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.