fossilism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fossil +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

fossilism (uncountable)

  1. The science or state of fossils.
    • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
      I would be a tolerable Mathematician, I would thoroughly know Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Optics, and Astronomy, Botany, Metallurgy, Fossilism, Chemistry, Geology, Anatomy, Medicine []
  2. The state of being extremely antiquated in views and opinions.