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Definition of "gormandism" []

  • Alternative form of gourmandism. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "gormandism" in a sentence
  • "Nor may I speculate on how well or wisely we ate and drank when gormandism was again in consonance with law-abiding citizenship."
  • "Compared with these performances some of the current prodigies of gormandism which the papers so often report are surely as trifling in amount as they are tame and uninventive in the character of their details."
  • "I wonder that Englishmen, who are fond of looking at prize-oxen in the shape of butcher's-meat, do not generally better estimate the æsthetic gormandism of devouring the whole dinner with their eyesight, before proceeding to nibble the comparatively few morsels which, after all, the most heroic appetite and widest stomachic capacity of mere mortals can enable even an alderman really to eat."