HyperDic: orientalism

English > 2 senses of the word Orientalism / orientalism:
NOUNcognitionOrientalism, Oriental Studiesthe scholarly knowledge of Asian cultures and languages and people
attributeorientalismthe quality or customs or mannerisms characteristic of Asian civilizations
English > Orientalism: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe scholarly knowledge of Asian cultures and languages and people.
SynonymOriental Studies
Broaderhumanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, artsstudies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
Nounsorientalista specialist in oriental subjects
English > orientalism: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality or customs or mannerisms characteristic of Asian civilizations.
Example"orientalisms can be found in Mozart's operas"
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Nounsorientalista specialist in oriental subjects

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