Definition of Fairyism

1. the quality of being like a fairy [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fairyism

fairy story
fairy swallow
fairy tale
fairy tales
fairybook
fairybooks
fairycake
fairycakes
fairydom
fairydoms
fairyflies
fairyfloss
fairyfly
fairyhood
fairyhoods
fairyism (current term)
fairyisms
fairyland
fairylands
fairylike
fairytale
fairytalelike
fairytales
fairywren
fairywrens
fait
fait accompli
faith
faith-based
faith-healer

Literary usage of Fairyism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1842)
"... and who perfectly entered into the air of enchantment and fairyism, which u the tone of this place, and was peculiarly so to-day. ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1797)
"His prodigies expatiate into the very fairyism of the marvellous. A strange alternation of Hebrew and Chaldaic marks the style of the work, which contains ..."

3. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"... it was generally suspected that she acquired it by devilish agency, as she never made a secret of being intimately acquainted with sorcery and fairyism. ..."

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