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Definition of "clannishness" [clan•nish•ness]

  • The state of being clannish (noun)

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Use "clannishness" in a sentence
  • "Their so-called clannishness, their solidarity, has many exceptions."
  • "Family ties superimposed on clan clannishness, which is the blood heritage of the Highland Scotch, made it impossible for him to feel otherwise."
  • "The latter are chiefly an expression of the predatory impulse simply; the former are more specifically an expression of that heritage of clannishness which is so large a feature in the temperament of the predatory barbarian."