lionism

lionism

(ˈlaɪənˌɪzəm)
n
a lion-like appearance of the skin on the face, caused by leprosythe condition of being treated as a celebrity

lionism

Rare. a lionlike appearance of the face caused by leprosy; leontiasis.
See also: Disease and Illness
the pursuit or adulation of celebrities. — lionize, v.
See also: Behavior
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Literary lionism was especially hazardous for the female writer, who might arrive at a private dinner party only to be
Not many people are aware that we welcome ladies to Lionism as well as men.
He is so dedicated to Lionism and to helping others; he is an example we can all aspire to.
Lions' Council Chair Tony Gadsby said: "It shows the spirit of Lionism to serve the community by providing them with a building so they can shelter from the elements and take time to remember relatives and friends.
The club, founded in 1995, is part of the international movement of Lionism and continues to dedicate its efforts for the betterment of the community in Bahrain through its service activities towards social causes.
Men, women and families with a desire to give back to the community and enjoy the friendship of others with the same goal in mind are encouraged to explore the possibilities of Lionism.
It is presented to a Lion for dedicated humanitarian service toward the principles of Lionism through home and community affairs.
and will feature sounds by DJ Rich, along with some speakers who will talk about Lionism