dhimmitude

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c. 1985, from French (c. 1982), from dhimmi + -tude.

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dhimmitude (uncountable)

  1. Appeasement towards Islamic demands.
    • 2009 December 7, Ross Douthat, “Europe's Minaret Moment”, in New York Times:
      The most likely scenario for Europe isn't dhimmitude; it's a long period of tension, punctuated by spasms of violence, that makes the Continent a more unpleasant place without fundamentally transforming it.

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