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(wɪlˈsoʊ ni ən)

of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Woodrow Wilson.
[1915–20, Amer.]
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Adj.1.Wilsonian - of or relating to or suggestive of Woodrow Wilson
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The essence of Wilsonism stems from the 28th president's discomfort with American overseas actions conducted in behalf of U.
Franco-American friendship was celebrated, even though Wilsonism was dead and the US Senate had voted against joining the League of Nations.
Inevitably, they scented incipient Wilsonism in the new White House.
The Nazis declared that the Crimson's dissent exposed a wide gulf between a promising postwar American student generation, that resembled Hitler's young followers, and a decadent faculty "still clinging to old-fashioned Wilsonism.
Anderson, "Critique of Wilsonism," New Left Review, 27 (September-October 1964), 27.
One way of reducing the resonance of that note is to treat the Cold War as an episode in a wider history, placing the superpower struggle in a long perspective stretching back far beyond the First World War and the Russian Revolution when Wilsonism and Leninism were first formulated.
It was defined by the clash between Wilsonism and Leninism following two of the most momentous events of the global conflict: the entry of the US into what had hitherto been a largely European affair, and the radical phase of the Russian Revolution.
Elizabeth Spalding distinguishes Reaganism from Wilsonism and captures the degree to which Reagan's bold strategy defied conventional wisdom.