Definition of Sycophantism

1. n. Sycophancy.



Definition of Sycophantism

1. Noun. Sycophantic behaviour. ¹

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Definition of Sycophantism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sycophantism

sycomore
sycomore fig
sycomore figs
sycomores
syconia
syconium
sycophancies
sycophancy
sycophant
sycophantcy
sycophantic
sycophantical
sycophantically
sycophantish
sycophantishly
sycophantism (current term)
sycophantisms
sycophantize
sycophantized
sycophantizing
sycophantly
sycophantry
sycophants
sycoses
sycosis
syderolite
sydnone
sydnones
sye
syed

Literary usage of Sycophantism

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

1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"The friends of man may therefore hope that panic fears, servile sycophantism, and artful bigotry will not long prevail over cool reason and liberal ..."

2. The Library of American Biography by Jared Sparks (1847)
"Their peculiarities of dress, speech, and demeanor had their religious meaning, as contrasted with the gay trappings, the fawning sycophantism, ..."

3. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"Meanness, sycophantism, &c., as designa- tive of motives, i. 200. Measure. Utility of establishing standards of, i. 555. — of punishment, i. 399-402. ..."

4. Historical Papers by Lynchburg Historical Society (1915)
"How, then, are we to account for this sycophantism ? Though it was profitable, we are placed thereby in a point of view so humiliating, and so offensive to ..."

5. Realities and Ideals: Social, Political, Literary and Artistic by Frederic Harrison (1908)
"But a century and a half of the most sordid sycophantism and the coarsest self-indulgence cannot be wiped out without surrender of a class monopoly, ..."

6. Realities and Ideals: Social, Political, Literary and Artistic by Frederic Harrison (1908)
"But a century and a half of the most sordid sycophantism and the coarsest self-indulgence cannot be wiped out without surrender of a class monopoly, ..."

7. The Spirit of Despotism by Vicesimus Knox (1802)
"The friends of man may therefore hope that panic fears^ servile sycophantism, and artful bigotry, will not long prevail over cool reason and liberal ..."

8. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"The friends of man may therefore hope that panic fears, servile sycophantism, and artful bigotry will not long prevail over cool reason and liberal ..."

9. The Library of American Biography by Jared Sparks (1847)
"Their peculiarities of dress, speech, and demeanor had their religious meaning, as contrasted with the gay trappings, the fawning sycophantism, ..."

10. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"Meanness, sycophantism, &c., as designa- tive of motives, i. 200. Measure. Utility of establishing standards of, i. 555. — of punishment, i. 399-402. ..."

11. Historical Papers by Lynchburg Historical Society (1915)
"How, then, are we to account for this sycophantism ? Though it was profitable, we are placed thereby in a point of view so humiliating, and so offensive to ..."

12. Realities and Ideals: Social, Political, Literary and Artistic by Frederic Harrison (1908)
"But a century and a half of the most sordid sycophantism and the coarsest self-indulgence cannot be wiped out without surrender of a class monopoly, ..."

13. Realities and Ideals: Social, Political, Literary and Artistic by Frederic Harrison (1908)
"But a century and a half of the most sordid sycophantism and the coarsest self-indulgence cannot be wiped out without surrender of a class monopoly, ..."

14. The Spirit of Despotism by Vicesimus Knox (1802)
"The friends of man may therefore hope that panic fears^ servile sycophantism, and artful bigotry, will not long prevail over cool reason and liberal ..."

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