Meaning of Victorianism

Vic•to•ri•an•ism

Pronunciation: (vik-tôr'ē-u-niz"um, -tōr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the distinctive character, thought, tendencies, etc., of the Victorian period.
  2. an instance or example of such thought, tendencies, etc.
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