mediaevalism

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me·di·ae·val

 (mē′dē-ē′vəl, mĕd′ē-, mĭ-dē′vəl)
adj.
Variant of medieval.

me′di·ae′val·ism n.
me′di·ae′val·ist n.
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And yet," continued Lord Henry, in his low, musical voice, and with that graceful wave of the hand that was always so characteristic of him, and that he had even in his Eton days, "I believe that if one man were to live out his life fully and completely, were to give form to every feeling, expression to every thought, reality to every dream--I believe that the world would gain such a fresh impulse of joy that we would forget all the maladies of mediaevalism, and return to the Hellenic ideal-- to something finer, richer than the Hellenic ideal, it may be.
Mediaevalism, with its saints and martyrs, its love of self-torture, its wild passion for wounding itself, its gashing with knives, and its whipping with rods - Mediaevalism is real Christianity, and the mediaeval Christ is the real Christ.
and he studied the political situation with as ardent an interest as he had ever given to poetic metres or mediaevalism.