epicurism

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epicurism (countable and uncountable, plural epicurisms)

  1. Epicureanism
    • 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 4, chapter IV, Captains of Industry
      Deep-hidden under wretchedest god-forgetting Cants, Epicurisms, Dead-Sea Apisms; forgotten as under foulest fat Lethe mud and weeds, there is yet, in all hearts born into this God’s-World, a spark of the Godlike slumbering.